One recent study that was conducted in the United Kingdom found that those infected with the Omicron version of the virus are more likely to have symptoms that are comparable to the common cold. According to the findings of the study, the most common symptoms associated with Omicron include a stuffy nose, headache, weariness, sneezing, and a sore throat.
What are the symptoms of Omicron and what are the signs?
The health science business Zoe claims that the initial signs of Omicron infection can develop as rapidly as 48 hours after a person has been infected with the virus. These symptoms include sneezing, a headache, a sore or scratchy throat, dry mouth, and runny or stuffy nose. What distinguishes the symptoms of Omicron from those of other types of the disease?
How long does it take to show symptoms of the Omicron variant?
According to Ryan Noach, MD, CEO of Discovery Health, which is South Africa’s largest private health insurer, anecdotal evidence suggests that Omicron may have an even shorter window than Omicron, with symptoms from the variant typically appearing three days after exposure, as reported by The Washington Post.
Where is the Omicron variant in the US?
Omicron continued to be the most common variety in the United States as of the 20th of December, 2021, when it was found to have been present in every state and several territories. The CDC is keeping a close eye on the recent increase in COVID-19 cases.
Can Omicron cause a loss of taste or smell?
In contrast to the other versions, Omicron is not known to cause a loss of taste or smell, as Dr. Singh explains further on in the article. Because the symptoms of Omicron are not as severe as those of other causes of upper respiratory diseases, such as seasonal allergies, it might be difficult to discriminate between the two.