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Virus basics: How can I tell the difference between the flu and COVID-19?
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Virus basics: How can I tell the difference between the flu and COVID-19?

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Each week the Associated Press fact-check team answers reader questions about the coronavirus and how it's changing our lives.

This week: Body aches, sore throat, fever, cough, shortness of breath, fatigue and headaches are symptoms shared by both COVID-19 and the regular flu. Find out how you can tell the difference.

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