A Study Identifies The Primary Symptom Of The COVID Omicron Variant

This One Primary Symptom May Mean You Have The Omicron Variant

According to The Hill, multiple reports from the United Kingdom indicate that those infected with the omicron variant complained of itchy throats.


This One Primary Symptom May Mean You Have The Omicron Variant

Numerous patients infected with the coronavirus's omicron variant have one symptom: an itchy throat.

According to The Hill, multiple reports from the United Kingdom indicate that those infected with the omicron variant complained of itchy throats.

This is in contrast to those infected with previous variants, who reported having a sore throat.

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However, the ZOE COVID Study, which analysed thousands of COVID-19 cases and reported COVID-19 symptoms, showed that a sore throat is one of the most common symptoms among people who contracted COVID-19 around the time the omicron variant began to circulate.

According to an article for Deseret News, a new study indicates that the omicron variant of the novel coronavirus produces less severe COVID-19 symptoms in individuals infected.

  • According to reports from South Africa — the country where the omicron variant was identified — omicron variant symptoms are lesser in fully vaccinated individuals, despite the fact that the variant has been found to evade vaccines.

Dr Angelique Coetzee, head of the South African Medical Association, informed the “BBC Sunday" show that patients experienced “unusual symptoms" after the detection of the omicron variant.

  • It actually started with a male patient who’s around the age of 33 … and he said to me that he’s just (been extremely tired for the past few days and he’s got these body aches and pains with a bit of a headache,she said.
  • The patient, she said, had a “scratchy throat.

Source – Deseret

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