Is it allergies, the coronavirus, or something else? 

It seems like we have been hearing about the Coronavirus every single day for the last two weeks — because, well, we have been!

If everyone gives you an odd look when you are out in public and sneak a cough, trust me: you're not the only one.

If you're like me, you probably suffer from very bad allergies and with the Coronavirus making the rounds, you are fearful that it could be something more. While I am not a medical expert, it is pretty easy to determine if you are dealing with allergies or something more.

The first thing you need to look for, obviously, is a fever. Generally, if you have allergies — you're not going to have a fever because your body is not fighting off an infection.

Here is a list of symptoms of the Coronavirus, common influenza, and Coronavirus from the Center for Disease Control and Mayo Clinic (infographic via CNN).  

CNN.com Infographic

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