Mild to moderate reparatory illness will be experienced by the people who were affected by the coronavirus and did not require any special treatment. However, some will become seriously ill and require medical attention.
The coronavirus can spread from an infected person’s mouth or nose in small liquid particles when they cough, sneeze, speak, sing or breathe as per the World Health Organisation, (WHO). These particles range from larger respiratory droplets to smaller aerosols. Ever since the COVID pandemic broke out three years ago, the virus has evolved and so have its symptoms.
As per the ZOE health study, the “traditional” symptoms such as loss of smell (anosmia), shortness of breath, and a fever, are no more common these days.
The latest data from the ZOE Health Study showed the fresh common 10 COVID symptoms:
- Sore throat
- Runny nose
- Cough without phlegm
- Blocked nose
- Cough with phlegm
- Hoarse voice
- Muscle aches and pains
- An altered sense of smell
The WHO said the best way to prevent and slow down transmission is to be “well informed about the disease and how the virus spreads. Protect yourself and others from infection by staying at least 1 meter apart from others.” Wear a properly fitted mask, and wash your hands or use an alcohol-based rub frequently. Get vaccinated when it’s your turn and follow local guidance.