Sumary of Triple combination symptoms anosmia-fatigue-cough more specific to COVID-19 than single symptoms:
- The unprecedented coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) originated in late December 2019 in Wuhan, China.
- In the era of eHealth and data-driven medicine, publicly available symptom tracking tools offer scalable and efficient means to collect and analyze large amounts of information.
- The most common symptoms associated with the SARS-CoV-2-infection are fever, cough, and fatigue.
- Anosmia (loss of smell) was one of the first apparent symptoms that varies significantly in COVID-19 patients.
- Various studies have drawn attention towards extrapulmonary symptoms and symptom constellations.
- The questions consisted of a single choice, multiple-choice, and free text input fields.
- In addition, the questionnaire included three segments: basic epidemiological data, current symptoms, and individual risk factors, along with their postal code.
- Triple combination symptoms are more specific for COVID-19 A linear regression model from the literature using the same symptom combination as features was applied to the data.