Delta variant more dangerous; New symptoms, including gangrene


New Delhi: The Delta variant of Covid could be more dangerous, experts say. Doctors say patients also have symptoms of hearing loss and gangrene, a condition in which the organ becomes inactive after a blood clot in a nerve. Doctors warn that these symptoms are more common in patients with delta disease, so caution should be exercised.

Early symptoms such as fever, cough, and sore throat are common in Covid patients. But with the discovery of new variants of Covid, new symptoms are emerging. The other day, a study report showed that the discoloration of the nails may be a sign of Covid. Experts warn that this can be followed by hearing loss, stomach upset, and gangrene.

These symptoms are more common in people with delta, a Covid variant found in India. So doctors say Delta is more dangerous. B1.617.2, also known as Delta, is reported to have spread to more than 60 countries.