I do have a female primary partner with whom I'm not cohabating. Even through I'm mostly in quarantine and my partner is as well, I do want to minimze the risk of getting COVID-19.
Given that fever is frequent in most cases of COVID-19, I consider daily temperature measurement a good way to decide whether or not to see my partner. I likely want to use a relatively low value because I'm more afraid of false negatives then false positives.
For women the temperature fluctuates during the cycle and I haven't read much about that. How do I set a good cutoff for abnormal temperatures for a woman?
That seems to be 38.0 C in proper units. There are Chinese COVID-19 testing protocols where 37.3 C is the cutoff.
Just because someone else is stupid, doesn't mean I have to be stupid as well. The 38 C standard comes out of a time where men where studied and it was just assumed that things will be the same for woman. For heart diesease there's a lot of research that suggests that woman show different... (read more)