Coronavirus or Common Cold? How to Tell The Difference

As concerns over the Wuhan Coronavirus grow, you may be wondering how to tell if your seasonal symptoms could be a cold or the feared virus.

Health officials admit it’s hard to determine if your symptoms are the Coronavirus, since its symptoms like runny nose, fever and headache are the same as the common flu.

Coronavirus can also bring similar symptoms to a respiratory virus, like sore throat and difficulty breathing, according to the CDC.

Your travel history determines if you may have the Coronavirus, so if you have travelled from Wuhan, China and exhibit any flu-like symptoms, please see a medical professional. A simple test can determine if you have the Coronavirus.