Coronavirus vs. Flu Comparison [VIDEO]
Influenza (common flu) has killed thousands of more people in the past six months than the Coronavirus, so why doesn't the flu cause the level of panic as has been created by the Coronavirus?
If one spends half a minute on social media, you'll find hundreds of theories related to the Coronavirus outbreak. Everything from the government trying to control overpopulation to aliens sending it from space. Let's all take a deep breath and compare the two.
Flu and Coronavirus symptoms are very similar. Both affect humans in almost the same fashion. Those with compromised immune systems and the elderly are hit hardest by both.
Coronavirus (Covid-19) Influenza (Common Flu)
Dry cough Dry Cough
Fever Sudden Fever
Tiredness Feeling tired or exhausted
Shortness of breath Loss of appetite
Aches and pains Aching body
Nasal congestion Difficulty sleeping
Sore throat Sore throat
Both coronavirus and influenza are very serious. Be vigilant, stay away from people who are infected. When in public, try not to get close to others. Wash your hands and try not to touch your face.