Coronavirus UK news latest – Delta variant symptoms ‘like a cold for most covid sufferers’ who don’t know to isolate


CORONAVIRUS symptoms for the feared Delta variant are more like a cold for the majority of sufferers, experts have revealed.

A headache, sore throat and a runny nose and now the most reported symptoms for those with covid in the UK, overtaking a cough, fever and a lose of taste or smell.

Prof Tim Spector, who runs the Zoe Covid Symptom study, says catching the Delta variant can feel “more like a bad cold” for younger people.

The fear is that those with mild symptoms may mistake their covid for a cold or a bad hangover and not think to take a test or self-isolate.

However the Delta strain is believed to be far more contagious than the earlier variants and possibly more deadly too – meaning that sufferers ignoring symptoms risks spreading the virus and killing those at risk.

Read our coronavirus live blog below for the latest news and updates…



READ SOURCE

See also  Lockdowns do not harm health more than Covid, say researchers

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here