• How the flu compares to COVID-19

    9 days ago - By WGN TV

    As we enter influenza season this fall, how can you tell the difference? Add the common cold to the equation and it's a formula for confusion. We asked Dr. Khalilah Gates, a Northwestern Medicine pulmonary and critical care doctor to break it all down.
    Do symptoms of the flu and COVID-19 overlap?
    Gates : The common symptoms of both COVID-19 as well as influenza are fevers, cough, body aches, muscle pains, and so we will definitely have to take a very good history to try to distinguish between the two, but, more than likely, if a patient is to present with those symptoms, they will have a...
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