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Conjunctivitis, a new symptom of COVID-19?

As you probably know, COVID-19 is the disease caused by the new coronavirus. This is the abridged version of "coronavirus disease 2019" or maladie à coronavirus 2019 in French. COVID-19 is associated with several symptoms, and more recently, some researchers have discovered that conjunctivitis can be a symptom of COVID-19. We tell you everything in this article…   COVID-19 and conjunctivitis, what should you know?   This new variant of the coronavirus, COVID-19, has symptoms similar to the flu, including a dry cough or increased fatigue. Some researchers have however revealed another symptom, conjunctivitis. This is what the American Academy of Ophthalmology said in a statement. The coronavirus could therefore cause this inflammation of the eye, and be transmitted by aerosol contact with the conjunctiva, the mucous membrane that covers…