Symptoms of the new Corona mutant, Omicron, and the reasons for its danger

Scientists and specialists revealed the symptoms of the new “Omicron” mutant of the Corona virus, after it caused panic and brought back the flight ban again, explaining why it was considered the most dangerous strain of the Corona virus.

New mutations of the Corona virus are accelerating to emerge, as the virus records a great development that exceeds the abilities of scientists to parallel or catch up in order to be able to devise new vaccines for the mutant to stop its spread.

On a related note, a few days ago, the emergence of the new Corona virus “Omicron” mutant, in South Africa, caused a state of global panic and confusion and aggravated the fears of scientists, considering it the most dangerous.

Soon, many people wondered about the danger of the new mutant, its symptoms, and how different it is with other mutant ones, which was explained by Dr. Hosni Salama, a specialist in liver diseases and infectious diseases at Kasr Al-Aini Medicine, how dangerous the emergence of the new mutant Omicron is, what are its symptoms, and why It is different from other corona mutants.

Symptoms of the Corona virus “Omicron” mutant:

It is similar to the well-known symptoms of Corona Covid-19 and differs from it in 3 things that are the most dangerous and made it a reason behind the strong state of panic that afflicted the world, namely:

1- The speed of infection spread compared to all corona mutants.

2- Corona vaccines do not protect against it because the antibodies inside the body are not affected by it.

3- It spreads among all ages, whether adults or children.

Main symptoms of Omicron:

(Diarrhea, shortness of breath, vomiting, severe headache, fever, fatigue, dry cough, aches and pains, nasal congestion, conjunctivitis, sore throat, loss of taste or smell, rash, or discoloration of fingers or toes, eye inflammation, tinnitus and body vibration, nervous disorders, strokes and strokes).