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Coronavirus: ‘Add upset stomach in children to symptoms’

Diarrhoea, vomiting and abdominal cramps in children could be a sign of coronavirus infection, UK researchers say.

The Queen’s University Belfast team have been studying children and say this may be worth adding to the checklist of symptoms.

Currently, the officially recognised symptoms in the UK are a fever, cough and loss of smell or taste.

Anyone with any of these should isolate and get tested for the virus.

The US Centres for Disease Control already lists nausea or vomiting and diarrhoea among possible Covid-19 symptoms.

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