2. Cough and the loss of sense of taste and smell have also become rarer.— BFM News (@NewsBFM) June 16, 2021
According to lead researcher of the Zoe COVID Symptom study Professor Tim Spector, the disease also has been appearing as a "bad cold" in younger people, which may cause them to let their guard down. pic.twitter.com/HDvw0UaDXS
DIFFERENT SYMPTOMS—‘Loss of smell’ is no longer a top 10 symptom of the new #DeltaVariant. A headache, sore throat & runny nose are now the most common. New study says catching Delta #COVID19 can feel different— "more like a bad cold" for younger people.🧵https://t.co/2Uav00XshC— Eric Feigl-Ding (@DrEricDing) June 16, 2021
3) Fever remains quite common but loss of smell no longer appears in the top 10 symptoms, Prof Spector says.— Eric Feigl-Ding (@DrEricDing) June 16, 2021
"This variant seems to be working slightly differently," he says.
5) "The message here is that if you are young, you are going to get milder symptoms anyway.— Eric Feigl-Ding (@DrEricDing) June 16, 2021
"It might just feel like a bad cold or some funny 'off' feeling – but do stay at home and do get a test."
BREAKING—CDC now officially declares #DeltaVariant a “variant of concern”—because much more transmissible (50% faster than #B117, 2x than original strain), more severe (2.5x hospitalization risk than B117, 4x original) & 1 dose vaccine evasive.🧵 #COVID19https://t.co/jZCgfzFLla pic.twitter.com/SszvXuysze— Eric Feigl-Ding (@DrEricDing) June 15, 2021