Even though many are stuck inside, spring is in bloom outdoors, which means it’s the time of year that many people’s allergies start acting up. Doctors’ phones have been ringing off the hook with patients afraid they might be coming down with the coronavirus. So how can you tell the difference between the coronavirus and seasonal allergies? Start with symptoms: coronavirus usually includes fever, difficulty breathing, and fatigue. Sneezing and scratchy, watery eyes are more likely allergies.