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  1. The coming ubiquity of temperature-checking as a proxy for possible C19 illness makes even less sense in light of recent reports [1] that a high temperature is far from a universal marker of infection by the virus.

    “…while the CDC does list fever as the top symptom of COVID-19, so confidently that for weeks patients were turned away from testing sites if they didn’t have an elevated temperature… as many as 70 percent of patients sick enough to be admitted to New York State’s largest hospital system did not have a fever.”

    [1] https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2020/04/we-still-dont-know-how-the-coronavirus-is-killing-us.html

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