UK: Scientists Urge Government to Expand Covid-19 Symptoms List


The scientists have been urging the government of the United Kingdom for expanding the country’s official list of the novel corona virus symptoms for the purpose of decreasing the number of the missed corona virus cases, and this strategy is also going to help the people in knowing that, if they should self-isolate themselves or not.

Professor Calum Semple, a member of the Sage committee of experts of UK government have been arguing that, the narrow clinical definition of the novel corona virus in the United Kingdom is leading to the delays in the process of identifying the people affected with the virus.

Calum Semple also said, how the novel corona virus patients does not always experience the official symptoms of high fever, along with the loss of sense of smell and taste and also continuous cough.

However, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control has described a variety of new corona virus symptoms, that are associated with the mild and moderate corona virus, and these symptoms also include weakness, headache, runny nose, muscle aches, sore throat, and also loss of appetite.

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The scientists ahad also found that, most of the unofficial novel corona virus symptoms have been seen earlier and they are most the commonly found symptoms in the non-vaccinated and young people in the United Kingdom.

Dr. Alexander Edwards, associate professor in biomedical technology said, most of the symptoms are very common and one of the best ways for judging someone of having the novel corona virus is a combination of all these symptoms along with the test results.