Elderly COVID-19 Patients Show Atypical Symptoms – April 23, 2020

Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News , reports that older adults with COVID-19 may not show the three typical symptoms: fever, insistent cough and shortness of breath.  Dr. Sylvain Nguyen, University of Lausanne Hospital Center, Switzerland, has compiled a list of symptoms in older COVID-19 patients which includes delirium, lethargy, painful swallowing, diarrhea, nausea, and abdominal pain.  Please read Ms. Graham’s article in Kaiser Health News for the full listing: https://www.cnn.com/2020/04/23/health/seniors-elderly-coronavirus-symptoms-wellness-partner/index.html