- 28 Aug 2023 10:23 AM
- Hungary Around the Clock
As the number of cases linked to SARS-COV-2 EG.5 (Eris) has risen considerably worldwide in recent weeks, the World Health Organisation has elevated this variant into the category of “variants requiring attention”.
The Centre stressed that the illness – like several Omicron variants – causes flu-like symptoms such as fever, headache, runny nose, sore throat, muscle and joint pain and weakness.
However, the risk of severe illness is low.