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- ‘The virus may also be noted by a lack of appetite, general sluggishness and achiness, and by the strong feeling that everything is too much effort, including speech, eye-movement and sensible thought.’
- ‘Right now I could do with someone to gently rub the achiness from my shoulders, back and legs; to bring me a cup of tea; to cuddle up against me and keep me warm at night.’
- ‘Second, a general achiness comes over our bodies, particularly when we sit more intensively: everything seems to hurt at once - our legs are aching, our shoulders and neck are sore, our back is on fire.’
- ‘Had an awful headache, the back is still sore, but most the other achiness has gone away.’
- ‘Up to six months after the initial symptoms occur, the patient may experience flu-like symptoms such as achiness and shivering.’
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