COVID-19: Patients with mild symptoms may hesitate to see a doctor; experts urge public to be vigilant

COVID-19: Patients with mild symptoms may hesitate to see a doctor; experts urge public to be vigilant

Channel NewsAsia - SG·2021-01-20 07:02

SINGAPORE: Many who fall sick with milder respiratory symptoms may hesitate to see a doctor immediately because they are not sure if they are really ill, said doctors and experts. 

“It's quite common for someone in the early phase of symptom onset to be unsure whether it’s the start of a cold or whether it’s just, say, a dry throat from being a bit dehydrated,” said vice-dean of research at the National University of Singapore (NUS) Associate Professor Alex Cook. 

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