The whole world is once again in fear about the new and rapidly spreading Omicron variant of the coronavirus. Restrictions and lockdowns are returning again. The Omicron variant, first found in South Africa, has spread to many parts of the world. In such a situation, apart from governments, scientists are also looking for ways to deal with this virus. Scientists are working to increase the potency of the anti-Covid vaccine over time. Scientists are also warning about the symptoms of Omicron. In fact, scientists examining Omicron patients reported that Omicron patients studied in South Africa found a common symptom: a sore throat. Although a sore throat is a common thing in a cold, in these situations, you cannot ignore this symptom.


Omicron’s cold-like symptoms?

Dr. Ryan Notch, CEO of South Africa-based Discovery Health, told a press briefing that doctors have noted a somewhat different set of symptoms in patients with Omicron, the most common early signs being a sore throat and nasal congestion. Is. These symptoms have also been confirmed in patients in the UK. These patients had four symptoms including headache and fatigue, all of which had a sore throat. An investigation of cases in the UK between 3 December and 10 December showed that ‘predominantly’ cold-like symptoms were the most common symptoms of Omicron.

How do symptoms appear in Delta and Omicron?

Symptoms reported in the ZOE Symptom Tracking Study included a runny nose, headache, fatigue (mild or severe), sneezing, and sore throat. The World Health Organization (WHO) said in its latest technical briefing on Omicron that there is consistent evidence that Omicron is spreading more rapidly than the older variant Delta. Omicron is spreading much faster than the delta variant in countries with community transmission. This virus is doubling between 1.53 days. While Omicron shows cold-like symptoms, Delta patients have a fever, persistent cough, fatigue, loss of smell and taste, and gastrointestinal problems in some.

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Professor Tim Spector, the lead scientist of the ZOE COVID Study in the UK, said: “As our latest data shows, Omicron symptoms are mainly cold symptoms, runny nose, headache, sore throat, and sneezing, so people Must stay at home as it could be covid.