The Pirola variant of the coronavirus – which is now occurring in increasing numbers in the UK – has unusual symptoms seen in people who test positive for the virus. The infection rate of the disease is expected to rise as winter approaches, as people will remain at home more and more.
The Pirula strain was first identified in the United Kingdom in late August and has since been detected in 15 countries, including Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Portugal, Spain and the United States. Mirror.
According to the latest figures, there have been 54 confirmed cases of Pirola in the UK, including 48 in England and six in Scotland. No cases have been identified so far in Wales and Northern Ireland.
There is currently no evidence that people infected with pirula become more seriously ill.
than if they had received other currently known variants, and the vaccine also proved effective against this variant.
The most common symptoms of Covid-19 currently are a runny or stuffy nose, headache, fatigue, sore throat and sneezing. However, some may experience unusual symptoms when infected with the new variant. These are the following:
- Skin rash
- Changes in the mouth or tongue (so-called Covid language) – For example, swelling in the mouth and ulcers on the tongue or the inner surface of the mouth and lips,
- red and painful fingers or toes,
- hoarse voice,
- Itchy or red eyes.
The World Health Organization continues to recommend that if you experience old or new symptoms, you should stay home and avoid activities that require physical effort.