You are using an older browser version. Please use a supported version for the best MSN experience.

If You Have These 5 Tell-Tale Symptoms, It's Probably Omicron, Data Shows

Best Life Logo By Kali Coleman of Best Life | Slide 1 of 6: From first-time cases to breakthrough infections and reinfections, more than 750,000 people in the U.S. are currently infected with COVID right now, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The agency estimates that over 95 percent of these cases are the result of the Omicron variant, which is spreading faster than any previous version of the virus. Its transmissibility is not the only area it differs in, however—mutations within the variant are also causing this iteration of COVID to produce different symptoms. In fact, virus experts have steadily been warning that certain common signs of the virus from previous variants, like shortness of breath or loss of taste and smell, are significantly less likely to occur with Omicron. So, what should you be looking out for now? Researchers from the U.K. have used the Zoe COVID Study App to gather data on PCR-positive coronavirus cases to find the five most common symptoms for Omicron cases. Read on to find out what the tell-tale signs of this variant look like.RELATED: If You Have Omicron, This Is When You'll Begin to Feel Symptoms.Read the original article on Best Life.

If You Have These 5 Tell-Tale Symptoms, It's Probably Omicron, Data Shows

From first-time cases to breakthrough infections and reinfections, more than 750,000 people in the U.S. are currently infected with COVID right now, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The agency estimates that over 95 percent of these cases are the result of the Omicron variant, which is spreading faster than any previous version of the virus. Its transmissibility is not the only area it differs in, however—mutations within the variant are also causing this iteration of COVID to produce different symptoms. In fact, virus experts have steadily been warning that certain common signs of the virus from previous variants, like shortness of breath or loss of taste and smell, are significantly less likely to occur with Omicron. So, what should you be looking out for now? Researchers from the U.K. have used the Zoe COVID Study App to gather data on PCR-positive coronavirus cases to find the five most common symptoms for Omicron cases. Read on to find out what the tell-tale signs of this variant look like.

RELATED: If You Have Omicron, This Is When You'll Begin to Feel Symptoms.

Read the original article on Best Life.

© Provided by Best Life

More from Best Life

image beaconimage beaconimage beacon