Here’s a New COVID Symptom You Need to Watch Out For

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In the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, we all knew that a sudden lost of taste or sense of smell meant you probably had COVID. As new variants have developed, we have experienced new symptoms. That’s why, according to an article by ARS Technica, your next sneezing fit might be cause for concern.

It seems that as we have built up immunity through vaccines, boosters, and infections, the most commonly reported symptoms of COVID-19 have changed. If you are fully vaccinated, the most widely experienced COVID symptoms nowadays are sore throat, runny nose, blocked nose, persistent cough, and headache.

However, sneezing is now being reported as well, especially by patients who did not receive all of the recommended COVID shots. This has doctors concerned because sneezing — like coughing — is an effective way to spread this highly contagious virus.

With the most common COVID symptoms now resembling those of the common cold, it is critical that we remain vigilant. If you’re not feeling well, please stay home. And always cover your mouth and nose when coughing and sneezing.

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