Acta Scientific Otolaryngology (ASOL) (ISSN: 2582-5550)

Perspective Volume 4 Issue 4

Corona Virus “Delta variant” Effect on Otolaryngology

Ahmet Baki*

Department of Otolaryngology, Başakşehir Çam and Sakura City Hospital/Turkey

*Corresponding Author: Ahmet Baki, Department of Otolaryngology, Başakşehir Çam and Sakura City Hospital/Turkey.

Received: January 15, 2022; Published: March 14, 2022

The clinical findings of COVID-19 developing with the delta variant show a different course from the classical COVID-19 clinical results. Cold symptoms such as sore throat, runny nose, and headache develop more dominantly than classical findings such as fever [1]. The delta coronavirus variant, first discovered in India, may be causing symptoms not typically seen in COVID-19 patients. These symptoms include stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, hearing loss and joint pain, according to six physicians treating COVID-19 patients across the country [2].

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Citation

Citation: Ahmet Baki. “Corona Virus “Delta variant” Effect on Otolaryngology".Acta Scientific Otolaryngology 4.4 (2022): 21-22.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2022 Ahmet Baki. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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