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Fear of paracetamol and ibuprofen shortages as Britons battle Omicron at home

BRITS has stocked up on paracetamol and ibuprofen as millions have been stuck nursing Omicrons in recent weeks.

The latest report from the Office for National Statistics shows it has led to shortages on shelves in some areas.

ONS detects shortage of paracetamol and ibuprofen until January 10

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ONS detects shortage of paracetamol and ibuprofen until January 10

Around 30% of stores across the UK have low or no supplies Paracetamol, data up to January 10 found.

And about 30% are at low or no ibuprofen.

It is not surprising that British stocks were attracted to the British when they resisted variant at home – but most stores still have plenty of stock.

Covid cases have been at a high in recent weeks, but are now starting to drop.

Omicron is a milder disease, especially in people who have been vaccinated.

This means that while they are quarantined and may feel a bit trashy, patients can treat the illness at home with over-the-counter medications to relieve headaches and other symptoms.

Professor Richard Wilding tell meMr Mirror: “People are getting boosters, which could mean there’s going to be an increase in people using this product, then you get colds, flus and Covid.

“Supply needs to really catch up with that and work with that… the new normal for supply chains unfortunately there’s a lot of volatility and challenges with that.

“Therefore, products like this are more likely to be disrupted.”

A string of extremely active research showed Omicron IS to be milder than other strains, with the first official UK report revealing the risk of hospitalization as 50 to 70% lower than Delta.

Health officials have repeatedly said the Covid booster shots protect against Omicron and offer the best chance of weathering the pandemic.

Sun Jabs Army The campaign is helping to get key additional vaccines in the UK’s arms to avoid the need for any new restrictions.

It comes like Scientists say they have discovered a gene that doubles the risk of severe Covid disease.

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Since the start of the pandemic, experts have been confused as to why some people have been hit so hard by the virus. virus, while others do not.

Now, a research team in Poland claims that, after age, weight and sex, a particular gene is the most important factor for identify the risk of severe Covid.

They say the gene is present in about 14% of Poles, up to 9% of Europeans and 27% of Indians.

Experts say the research could be used to spot patients who need more urgent care if they are hospitalized.

20 Most Common Omicron Symptoms Revealed – as a large Covid study records the signs to look for.

The most reported symptoms of the mutant variant come from Britons who have been hit with the bug.

They documented what they experienced in the ZOE Covid Study – with the top 5 remaining being runny nose, headache, fatigue, sneezing and sore throat.

But other symptoms in the top 20 include a hoarse voice, chills or shivers, brain fog, feeling dizzy, skipping meals and feeling depressed.

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Bobby Allyn

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