Thanks to social networks, an English epidemiologist has discovered a new symptom of Covid-19: the “Covid” language. A rash caused by the coronavirus that leaves a white deposit on the tongue.
Symptoms of the “Covid” tongue
And hop, one more symptom of Covid-19! This time it is the “Covid language”. This symptom was discovered by Tim Spector, an epidemiologist at King’s College London, through social media. Several people with the coronavirus have indeed posted photos of their tongue which showed white spots.
Instead of being smooth and pink as usual, the tongue of subjects with Covid-19 is covered with a whitish substance. It would be, according to Tim Spector, an eruption caused by the coronavirus.
1 in 5 patients have symptoms of Covid-19 that are not on the official list
On his Twitter account, the epidemiologist explains: “ One in five people with Covid still have less common symptoms not on the official list of lung diseases, such as rashes. There is an increasing number of covid languages and strange canker sores. If you have a strange symptom or even just a headache and fatigue, stay home! “.
As a reminder, here is the WHO list of common and less common Covid-19 symptoms: fever, dry cough, fatigue, loss of taste and smell, nasal congestion, conjunctivitis, sore throat, headache, muscle or joint pain, rash, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea, chills or dizziness, shortness of breath, loss of appetite, confusional state, persistent pain or tightness in chest, shortness of breath, loss of appetite, irritability, altered consciousness (sometimes associated with seizures), anxiety disorders, depression, sleep disturbances, neurological complications …