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    #1

    Jane has had / has been having diarrhoea, vomiting and cough since last week.

    Jane has been having diarrhoea, vomiting and cough since last week.

    Jane has had diarrhoea, vomiting and cough since last week.

    Which is the correct sentence?

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    #2

    Re: Jane has had / has been having diarrhoea, vomiting and cough since last week.

    Either works. I prefer the simple "has had". In general there should be a progressive here, but "has been having" is rather colloquial.

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    #3

    Re: Jane has had / has been having diarrhoea, vomiting and cough since last week.

    I would also use a cough.

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