Orthrus Covid variant symptoms include runny nose – linked to a quarter of cases

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Currently the most common symptoms of Covid in general are noted as:

  • A sore throat
  • A runny nose
  • A blocked nose
  • Sneezing
  • A cough without phlegm
  • A headache
  • A cough with phlegm
  • A hoarse voice
  • Muscle aches and pains
  • An altered sense of smell.

Where is Orthrus?

Research group, the Sanger Institute, has created genomic mapping that highlights where the Orthrus strain is prevalent in England.

These locations include Adur, Blackburn with Darwen, Bradford, Breckland, Central Bedfordshire, Crawley, Enfield, Havering, Northumberland, North West Leicestershire, Oxford, Reading, Sevenoaks, Wakefield and Woking.

Worst hit is Blackburn with Darwen, which has a lower estimate for Orthrus cases of 43 percent and an upper estimate of 100 percent.

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