‘Some of these, such as confusion, abdominal pain and shortness of breath, are not widely known as Covid-19 symptoms, yet are hallmarks of the most severe forms of the disease’
Dr Angelique Coetzee, chair of the South African Medical Association (SAMA), said that symptoms in patients with omicron were “unusual but mild” in healthy people.
Her comments come after chief ホワイトハウス medical adviser Dr Anthony Fauci suggested the feared variant could already be in the US.
「まだ検出していません, しかし、あなたがこの程度の伝染性を示しているウイルスを持っているとき, イスラエルやベルギーなどですでに旅行関連の事件が発生しています, それはほとんど常に最終的にはすべてに行きます," 彼は言った.
Following news of the new variant, President Joe Biden announced travel restrictions around eight countries where the variant is feared to be spreading.
Travel from South Africa, ボツワナ, ジンバブエ, ナミビア, レソト, エスワティニ, モザンビーク, and Malawi is now temporarily halted. 新しいポリシーは、米国市民または米国の合法的な永住者には適用されません。.
「より多くの情報が得られるまでの予防措置として, 南アフリカと他の7か国に追加の空の旅の制限を注文しています. これらの新しい制限は11月に有効になります 29. 私たちが前進するにつれて, 私たちは科学と私の医療チームがアドバイスすることによって引き続き導かれます,大統領は禁止が発表された数分後に発表された準備された声明の中で言った.
Speaking in an interview と 電信, Dr Coetzee commented that in patients with omicron “their symptoms were so different and so mild from those I had treated before”.
Dr Coetzee explained: “It presents mild disease with symptoms being sore muscles and tiredness for a day or two not feeling well.
"ここのところ, we have detected that those infected do not suffer the loss of taste or smell. They might have a slight cough. There are no prominent symptoms. Of those infected some are currently being treated at home.”
Different symptoms have presented with different variants – インクルード Covid Symptom Study has revealed there are six different types of “clusters” of coronavirus symptoms.
“All people reporting symptoms experienced headache and loss of smell, with varying combinations of additional symptoms at various times. Some of these, such as confusion, abdominal pain and shortness of breath, are not widely known as Covid-19 symptoms, yet are hallmarks of the most severe forms of the disease,” a release from the study explained.
The CDC’s list of known coronavirus symptoms includes: fever or chills; cough; shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; 倦怠感; muscle or body aches; 頭痛; new loss of taste or smell; sore throat; congestion or runny nose; nausea or vomiting; and diarrhea.