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Symptoms

Onset of Symptoms Gradual; Symptoms tend to develop over 1-3 days 26 Rapid onset of symptoms (within 3-6 hours) 26
Fever Rare or low - grade 26 Usual, High (38°C - 40°C) 27
Fatigue Mild 26 Moderate to severe fatigue 26
General aches, pains Slight body aches, pains 26 Severe ache 26
Nasal Congestion Common 26 Uncommon 26
Headache Uncommon 26 Common 26
Sore Throat Gradual sore throat or irritated throat 26 Rare 26
Sneezing Common 26 Uncommon 26
Chest discomfort Mild-to moderate 26 Common, can become severe 26
Cough A hacking, productive (mucus-producing) cough is often present. 26 A dry, non-productive (non-mucus producing) cough is usually present. 26
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