[Ed. – They, er, sound like the common cold. Makes for an interesting perspective on whether people are dying much from the Delta variant.]
As we debate the ‘ver are your papers’ protocols about vaccinations, let’s check in with The New York Times who reported these could be new symptoms of the Delta variant. …
It’s not clear yet whether the Delta coronavirus variant causes different symptoms. But in Britain, where the variant is widespread, researchers have found that headaches, a sore throat and a runny nose are now among the most frequently reported symptoms. https://t.co/mYC0I3bFl6
— The New York Times (@nytimes) July 12, 2021
Does the Delta variant cause different symptoms?
It’s not clear yet. “We’re hurting for good data,” Dr. Osterholm said. …
“What we’ve noticed is the last month, we’re seeing different sets of symptoms than we were seeing in January,” said Tim Spector, a genetic epidemiologist at King’s College London, who leads the study.
Headaches, a sore throat, and a runny nose are now among the most frequently reported symptoms, Dr. Spector said, with fever, cough and loss of smell less common.