Professor Tim Spector, has warned that ‘Covid tongue’ as a symptom of Covid 19. He revealed this through social media, as the number of people suffering with the new symptom rises.
Professor Tim is an epidemiologist in the King’s College London and also heads the Covid Symptom Study App study. He said that one in five people does have less common indicators.
Millions of people uses the Covid Symptom Study app across Britain to report if the have Covid or any symptoms of Covid. The app was developed by ZOE and used by KCL for research.
The app helps the experts to identify symptoms that are common in people who have a positive Covid test result, as well as track the size of the outbreak.
“One in five people with Covid still present with less common symptoms that don’t get on the official PHE list – such as skin rashes.” he said.
He also added that with the increasing numbers of Covid tongues and strange mouth ulcers. If you have a strange symptom or even just headache and fatigue stay at home!
He also tweeted a picture that gives an idea to the public about ‘Covid tongue’ can look like.
Professor’s calculations were supported by Gabriel Scally, a public health physician and president of epidemiology and public health at Royal Society of Medicine.
According to Scally, the virus can produce “effects in such a wide range of body systems”.
She said that symptoms in the mouth have been described for some time in association with Covid-19.