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Is it COVID or is it the flu? What you need to know – MLive.com

Influenza and coronavirus have similar symptoms, but there are important differences.

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So you have a cold. Fever. Sore throat.
Coronavirus? Or influenza?
As we head into flu season, it can be hard to tell the difference — even for doctors.
Both flu and COVID can cause headaches, they can both result in a cough, you can get fatigue and body aches,” said Dr. Dennis Cunningham, an infectious disease specialist for McLaren Health in Flint. “Its going to be extremely difficult to tell the difference just by looking at someone, and people are going to need lab tests to help figure i…

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