Covid-19 Symptoms Sequence, Starting from Fever

KOMPAS.com – The most common symptoms of Covid-19 SARS-CoV-2 is caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome fever, cough, and difficulty breathing.

Over time, confirmed symptoms increase, including headache, body aches, nausea, diarrhea, and loss of smell and taste.

Recently, a number of scientists have uncovered a sequence of symptoms corona virus most often experienced.

Reported News Medical, Sunday (16/8/2020), the research was conducted by a research team at the University of Southern California (USC).

According to USC professor of medicine, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, Peter Kuhn, knowing sequence of Covid-19 symptoms the doctor can determine what steps to take to treat the patient and prevent the patient’s condition from worsening.

“This sequence is very important to know when we have overlapping disease cycles such as flu which is also a symptom of Covid-19,” said Kuhn.

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In addition, it can also identify patients early and can reduce hospitalization time.

Researchers used the Markov Process to partially sequential sequences based on clinical observations of Covid-19 cases to ascertain the sequence of symptoms most likely to occur in patients.

The team compared symptom progression Covid-19 with other respiratory illnesses, including acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS), and influenza.

They observe whether the disease has different manifestations.

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