Infections are increasing in Argentina and the world due to a new strain of coronavirus. Know what are the symptoms that you need to watch out for.
Type omicron Of COVID-19 began to affect the whole world Infections have increased significantly and some countries have been forced to reimpose restrictions, Although it is considered mild compared to other strains, it is of great concern to all governments. Here we tell you what the symptoms are and what you need to know.
What are the symptoms of Omicron type?
According to preliminary studies, The Omicron variant is much more contagious than other COVID-19 strains and the symptoms it causes are very similar to those of a cold., so you have to be very attentive and isolate yourself when in doubt. The most common symptoms are:
- itchy or sore throat
- nasal congestion
- dry cough
- muscle pain, especially lower back pain
Another characteristic that sets it apart from other species is that most people infected with this type have not yet reported any loss of taste or smell, as has been the case in the past.
Omicron variant: what is the new strain of Kovid-19
Variant B.22.214.171.1249 was first notified by South Africa on November 24, 2021. It contains a large number of mutations, which was indicated at the time by the World Health Organization (WHO) group of experts monitoring the evolution of the virus and that “added the micron to the list of alpha, beta, gamma and delta”. worrying”.
The micron designation corresponds to the 15th. The letter of the Greek alphabet, the nomenclature chosen by the WHO for the various forms of names About the new coronavirus identified in different regions of the world.
“Preliminary evidence suggests an increased risk of reinfection with this type compared to others”Experts added.
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