Highly infectious mutations of coronavirus have been causing chaos across the globe, driving up the rates of hospitalisations as they sweep through populations. Although they are not presently known to cause distinct symptoms, their transmissibility has caused a surge in symptomatic cases. This has placed renewed focus on the vast warning signs of COVID-19. Reports continue to expand the catalogue of possible warning signs linked to the virus, which includes hair loss.
Reports continue to expand the catalogue of possible warning signs linked to the virus.
One woman’s testimony has brought a lesser-known symptom to people’s attention – hair loss.
Abby Read, 45, developed the peculiar symptom after after her two daughters, who she lives with, tested positive for COVID-19.
Back then routine tests were not available, especially for those who did not develop common symptoms.
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