More cough, less anosmia in new COVID-19

Other symptoms more common in UK variant are sore throat, fatigue, myalgia and fever: survey

People testing positive for the new UK variant of the coronavirus are more likely to report coughing, sore throat or fatigue as symptoms of COVID-19, but are less likely to experience anosmia, a British survey has found.

The variant, identified in southeast England in December, is thought to be more transmissible, and could also be associated with higher mortality, though data suggesting increased death rates are uncertain and not yet strong.

Britain's Office for National Statistics (ONS) said that other differences had been observed between those with

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