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Pasha 67: It's time to talk about coronavirus symptoms

The Conversation
04 Jun 2020, 04:43 GMT+10

COVID-19 is proving a hard medical nut to crack. Why are some people asymptomatic? Why do some people have different symptoms? Why are children hardly symptomatic and why do older people seem to be hit the hardest?

In today's episode of Pasha Tom Boyles, an infectious diseases specialist at the University of the Witwatersrand, answers these, and other questions.

Photo: "Coronavirus Bacteria Cell Icon" By Vectores de Lia Shutterstock

Music "Happy African Village" by John Bartmann, found on FreeMusicArchive.org licensed under CC0 1.

"Gentle Rain" by John Bartmann found on FreeMusicArchive.org licensed under CC0 1.

Authors: Ozayr Patel - Digital Editor | Tom Boyles - Infectious disease specialist, University of the Witwatersrand The Conversation

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