Omicron variant: Expert shares details on duration of symptoms in current cases

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As a result, scientists have been able to get a much better picture of the developing symptoms of Covid-19.

According to data from the app, it looks like the illness from Covid-19 is getting milder and closer in severity to that of a common cold.

Professor of Genetic Epidemiology at King’s College London, and Chief Scientist on the app, Professor Tim Spector said: “Broadly what we’re seeing now is the majority of people testing PCR positive actually have cold-like symptoms and they do not have the classical triad of ill Covid symptoms of fever, loss of smell and taste and persistent cough.”

The professor also said that the symptoms are now changing from those on the official government website: “More than 50 percent of people are presenting, and never getting those other symptoms, and yet they are testing PCR positive.”

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Published at Sun, 19 Dec 2021 08:16:00 +0000

Omicron variant: Expert shares details on duration of symptoms in current cases