Parents have been offered advice on signs of Omicron that care givers should look out for in infected children We all know the three main symptoms of Coronavirus which have been outlined by the NHS since the onset of the pandemic - are a new persistent cough, a high temperature and a loss of taste and smell.
However the different Covid variants have brought with them, various symptoms - for adults with Omicron, these have included sneezing, aches, fatigue and sore throat.Dr Laurence Dorman has outlined how symptoms have been developing in children, including tiredness, headache and a high temperature.
He told BelfastLive : "The symptoms are different in children and with this new variant, some people are reporting more coryza, the medical term for cold-like symptoms, rather than flu. "Coryza is more runny noses and less serious symptoms whereas we know from the very first Alpha wave that people were presenting with more classic flu symptoms and were aching and sore."It's very difficult with children as temperatures can be quite common in that age group.Read more on dailyrecord.co.uk