CLAIM Italy discovers through autopsies that COVID 19 is not a virus but a bacterium which clots the blood COVID 19 can easily be treated with aspirin and blood thinning medicine AP S ASSESSMENT False Posts circulating on social media misrepresent information from an Italian study of people who died of COVID 19 The study which examined 100 autopsies referred to COVID 19 as a virus not COVID 19 in Italy Level 3 High Level of COVID 19 in Italy Key Information for Travelers to Italy Make sure you are fully vaccinated before traveling to Italy Unvaccinated travelers should avoid nonessential travel to Italy Because of the current situation in Italy all travelers may be at risk for getting and spreading COVID 19 variants See recommendations for fully vaccinated travelers See 12 10 2020 nbsp 0183 32 The most common symptoms of COVID 19 are Fever Dry cough Fatigue Other symptoms that are less common and may affect some patients include Loss of taste or smell Nasal congestion Conjunctivitis also known as red eyes Sore throat Headache Muscle or joint pain Different types of skin rash Nausea or vomiting Diarrhea Chills or dizziness Symptoms of severe COVID 19 disease include Other COVID 19 Symptoms COVID 19 can also cause problems including Pinkeye Swollen eyes Fainting Guillain Barre syndrome Coughing up blood Blood clots Seizures Heart problems Kidney damage02 04 2020 nbsp 0183 32 Thursday 2 April 2020 10 17 UK Why you can trust Sky News Europe s hardest hit nation Italy has reached 100 000 cases of coronavirus and recorded more deaths than any other country Hospitals

27 03 2020 nbsp 0183 32 SARS CoV 2 the novel coronavirus that causes coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID 19 Each of them has different characteristics 229E for example causes symptoms like those present in the common Symptoms of COVID 19 range from mild to severe Here are the signs you should watch for and how to tell if you have COVID 19 or another condition like a cold or the flu 18 11 2020 nbsp 0183 32 The new coronavirus may have been circulating in Italy since September 2019 months before the first official case was detected in the country according to a new study from Italy But public 21 03 2020 nbsp 0183 32 Italy s grim coronavirus toll continues to soar with officials announcing 793 deaths and 6 557 new cases in the space of one day The country which at the heart of western Europe s outbreak Symptoms Most people get infected with human strains of coronaviruses at some point in their lives These illnesses usually last for a short amount of time and symptoms may include fever cough headache runny nose sore throat Additional symptoms have been reported with COVID 19 Human coronaviruses can cause other more serious illnesses such as pneumonia or bronchitis This is more

13 03 2020 nbsp 0183 32 A coronavirus is a type of virus that can cause respiratory illness in humans and animals In 2019 a new coronavirus called SARS CoV 2 emerged in Wuhan China and quickly spread around the world 31 03 2020 nbsp 0183 32 Coronaviruses are a family of viruses that cause cold and flu like symptoms in humans Three of them including SARS CoV 2 originated in animals and spread to human beings They pose greater The severity of COVID 19 symptoms can range from very mild to severe Some people may have only a few symptoms and some people may have no symptoms at all also called asymptomatic Some people may experience worsened symptoms such as 18 03 2020 nbsp 0183 32 A small town in Italy managed to stop a coronavirus outbreak in its tracks after authorities tested the whole population more than once The 3 300 or so citizens of Vo Euganeo just 30 miles 14 06 2021 nbsp 0183 32 COVID 19 affects different people in different ways Most infected people will develop mild to moderate illness and recover without hospitalization Most common symptoms fever cough tiredness loss of taste or smell Less common symptoms sore throat headache aches and pains diarrhoea a rash on skin or discolouration of fingers or toes red or irritated eyes Serious symptoms

30 01 2020 nbsp 0183 32 Coronavirus Infection Origin Symptoms Know more about the virus Photo File designed by Gargi Singh As a group of viruses that is zoonotic in nature coronaviruses are transmitted between animals and people In humans the virus is known to cause respiratory infections that are typically mild but may become lethal as is happening in Wuhan 22 02 2021 nbsp 0183 32 Because some of the symptoms of flu and COVID 19 are similar it may be hard to tell the difference between them based on symptoms alone and testing may be needed to help confirm a diagnosis While more is learned every day about COVID 19 14 06 2021 nbsp 0183 32 COVID 19 affects different people in different ways Most infected people will develop mild to moderate illness and recover without hospitalization Most common symptoms fever cough tiredness loss of taste or smell Less common symptoms sore throat headache aches and pains diarrhoea a rash on skin or discolouration of fingers or toes red or irritated eyes 16 09 2021 nbsp 0183 32 Nausea or vomiting Diarrhea With a severe case of COVID 19 a person may experience weakness lethargy and fever for a prolonged period of time However in some cases a person might not even 01 04 2020 nbsp 0183 32 But there is a lot of cross over between symptoms of coronavirus and seasonal allergies and allergies are starting to gain real momentum for the season already Normally tree pollen season starts as early as January in some states and usually causes trouble through July while things like grass pollen start popping up in May according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America

22 04 2020 nbsp 0183 32 A COVID 19 patient in Italy had the coronavirus lingering in her eye longer than in her nose according to a case study The unnamed 65 year old woman Italy s first confirmed COVID 19 case had 26 05 2020 nbsp 0183 32 Sergio Harari who is the director of Pneumology Operative Unit of San Giuseppe Hospital in Milan Italy talked about how COVID 19 deaths are occurring due to interstitial pneumonia and respiratory failure Both of these problems do require ventilators and intensive care Thus looking at how all the three points given in the message are proven to be untrue by facts it can be said that this message is fake 13 03 2020 nbsp 0183 32 Some coronaviruses that have been found in humans have caused only mild cold like symptoms But a coronavirus has occasionally been more severe such in the case of severe acute respiratory 22 02 2021 nbsp 0183 32 People with these symptoms may have COVID 19 Fever or chills Cough Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing Fatigue Muscle or body aches Headache New loss of taste or smell Sore throat Congestion or runny nose Nausea or vomiting Diarrhea This list does not include all possible symptoms CDC will continue to update this list as we learn more about COVID 19 According to the US based Center for Disease Control and Prevention CDC the Wuhan coronavirus likely started from a spillover incident when the virus was passed from animal to human