The problem with tracking fevers during coronavirus

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From Verge Science.

Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, many of us have worked a new routine into our lives: temperature taking. It’s understandable since fever is an extremely common symptom of COVID-19. But if you take your temperature regularly, you’ve probably noticed that your body is rarely 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit (or 37 degrees Celsius). In fact, your temperature is probably all over the place. Here’s a tip: “normal” body temperature might not be what you think it is.

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Further reading:
Carl Reinhold August Wunderlich’s research: https://bit.ly/34CrpPG

More recent body temperature research: https://bit.ly/3b6OWdW

US Health Weather Map: healthweather.us

UCSF’s TemPredict study: https://bit.ly/2XxYQBi

Study of temperatures taken at different locations in the body:
https://bit.ly/2wF1iLl

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