Feeling sweaty at night? You might have Omicron.
New reports say night sweats — which the Mayo Clinic defines as “repeated episodes of extreme perspiration that may soak your nightclothes or bedding” — are a “new strange symptom” of the COVID-19 variant, according to Fortune.
“Commonly associated with other conditions like the flu, anxiety, or even cancer, night sweats were less commonly associated with COVID before the Omicron variant began to rapidly spread worldwide,” the magazine’s website reported on Tuesday.
“Night sweats are one of a few distinct symptoms that appear to separate Omicron from other COVID variants, along with a sore throat. And unlike Delta and the original COVID strain that first hit the U.S., Omicron does not seem to be associated with a loss of smell