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What Are the Symptoms of Omicron?

  • The New York Times
  • New York, NY
  • (December 21, 2021)

Waleed Javaid, MD, discusses the symptoms of Omicron, distinguishing the symptoms of this new variant from those of other coronavirus variants, including Delta. “There are people who get severe illness from Omicron,” Dr. Javaid said. Sometimes, early mild symptoms can develop into serious symptoms later, so it’s crucial that people with cold or flulike symptoms be tested and stay home. “It is still a coronavirus. We’re still in a pandemic,” he said.

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