The Dangers of the Omicron Variant and How to Protect Yourself

The Dangers of the Omicron Variant and How to Protect Yourself

The COVID-19 virus has now been a part of our lives for over a year. We have become used to the difficulties that accompany it, but somehow, it continues to surprise us. Recently a new variant has become exposed to the world and has begun to spread dangerously. 

Now, more than ever, we need to be protecting ourselves. Below you’ll find some of the verified symptoms and dangers of this Omicron Variant and how Oxford Supply Company can keep you protected from it. 

Significant Symptoms and the Contagion Factor

The Omicron COVID-19 Variant has now been seen in more than 50 countries. While the symptoms of the virus are quite similar to the original, the CDC has reported that less people are experiencing "loss of taste and smell"

Here are some of the most widely seen symptoms doctors have spotted with the Omicron Variant:

  • Fatigue
  • Headaches
  • Body aches
  • Shortness of breath
  • Loss of appetite

Officials in South Africa, where the Omicron Variant was initially spotted, have suggested that the symptoms of this strand could be milder than those caused by the globally-dominant delta variant. However, the WHO warns it is still too early to draw any conclusions and that “contagiousness is still an issue for everyone.”

Ease the Spread

From the beginning of this pandemic, the most widely utilized term is to “ease the spread.” Although it has not yet been determined if this Omicron Variant is as detrimental as its predecessor Delta, it is as vital as ever to protect yourself and those around you by doing your part.

Doing simple things like wearing masks and gloves in highly infectious areas will help this nightmare come to an end.

How OSC Can Help You Stay Protected

Utilizing premium KN95 masks and nitrile gloves will help you, your family, and your business stay protected during these unprecedented times. OSC has all these products on the ground and ready to ship without delay.

The products that come out of our doors are only of the best quality, and we ensure the manufacturers they come from are being as safe as possible when it comes to this COVID-19 variant.