Doctors from South Africa: when infected with the omicron strain COVID-19, the sense of smell and taste does not disappear – strain of coronavirus. They are listed by SM-News.
Experts note that when infected with a new variant of COVID-19, the sense of smell and taste does not disappear, only an increase in temperature and loss of strength is noted.
In addition, the majority patients also recorded a rapid pulse. Doctors note that the omicron strain is primarily spreading among young people.
Earlier, doctors from South Africa expressed concern about the rapid spread of omicron among young people. According to them, this is the most vulnerable group of the population for the strain. People aged 20-30 are admitted to hospitals, 65 percent unvaccinated.
A new strain of coronavirus, code B.1.1.529, was detected in South Africa on November 11. The first confirmed cases of infection date from November 24. The strain was named with the Greek letter “omicron” and has already managed to recognize its danger at the level of the World Health Organization.