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Flu, headache, fever at night, cough and sore throat

Answered by: Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli

Last Updated: August 19, 2020 7:36 AM

Anonymous 5 months

I have all of these above symptoms for two days. May I know if i can just walk in to the clinics or have to go through the covid testing first due to the symptoms?

Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli 5 months
General Practitioner


Thank you for your enquiry. I understand you are having flu and cough. Based on your symptoms, you are encouraged to answer the quiz on Risk Assessment for COVID-19 to evaluate your health status in regards to this disease. After completing this quiz, you will be classified into several categories. Please follow the instructions at the end of the quiz. The test to detect the COVID-19 virus are reserved for those of high risk. We also provide home testing services, accessible through this link: COVID-19 Screening At Home.

Besides COVID-19 infection, these symptoms can be caused by other health problems such as:

You may consult a MOH doctor by clicking Ask Doctor at the Ministry of Health website (COVID-19 Portal) to ask any health issues related to COVID-19 starting from 8.30 am to 5.00 pm.

After 5.00 pm till 12.00 am, please direct your enquiries to our DoctorOnCall website at this link

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