Original COVID-19 symptoms are different than the omicron variant.
Both the vaccinated and the unvaccinated are getting infected with omicron.
The symptoms related to the Omicron variant are different than what has been seen with previous COVID-19 variants.
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The upper respiratory area seems to be where the Omicron variant is focused.
Family medicine provider with Novant Health in North Carolina, Dr. Patricia Williams, said her biggest complaint has been sore or scratchy throat.
Experts worldwide have also reported patients with omicron having a scratchy throat. Read more about it here.
The best way to stay protected is by getting the COVID-19 vaccine.
Williams said that people who have been vaccinated but are still infected with omicron are having fewer, more tolerable symptoms in comparison to those who have not gotten the vaccine.
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