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Common Flu or Covid19 : How to differentiate? | DataBaaz

Oct 10, 2020 13:09 IST

How can you tell if you have a common flu or Covid19? What are the differences in the symptoms you should look out for? Govindraj Ethiraj speaks to a specialist in Infectious Diseases, Dr Anita Mathew, Fortis Hospital. She says "I haven't seen anyone with a flu like symptom - the common cold - that seems to have gone down. It probably means that most of the flus are not around. In the last 7 months, I have not seen a single patient of swine -flu." So does a pandemic suppress other transmissible or communicable diseases? If so, why? Watch this interview to find out!