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- A high temperature – this means you feel hot to touch on your chest or back
- A new, continuous cough – this means coughing a lot for more than an hour, or 3 or more coughing episodes in 24 hours (if you usually have a cough, it may be worse than usual)
- A loss or change to your sense of smell or taste – this means you’ve noticed you cannot smell or taste anything, or things smell or taste different to normal 
So although both sets of symptoms are different, it is advised that you self-isolate to prevent community infection in case you do have the virus. Especially as it was recently announced (25/9/20) That cases in England are up 60% in a week.  However, this could be due to more people being tested for extra peace of mind, and according to CEBM, asymptomatic cases are found in at least 5-80% of people. 
It’s extremely exciting news to hear that cannabis may be a possible therapy to inhibit the overproduction of pro-inflammatory cytokines common in cases of severe COVID-19 infection and a leading cause of mortality. This is explained further in our recent exploration titled What is Cytokine Storm Syndrome and Why Should You Care?
Research has shown that THC can act as a partial agonist, regulating the immune system’s inflammatory response and helps to avert complications such as systemic sepsis that can lead to tissue, peripheral / central nervous system and organ damage in severe COVID-19 cases, and is being repositioned for COVID-19 trials from Rheumatoid Arthritis applications. 
We regularly uncover scientific discoveries and the impact that medicinal cannabis can have on fighting disease or infection, or even everyday aches and pains:
Check out a spotlight on Rheumatoid Arthritis here
3. COVID-19: What proportion are asymptomatic?
April 6, 2020
Carl Heneghan, Jon Brassey, Tom Jefferson