Thursday, February 9, 2023

There may be mutation in Omicron’s BF.7 variant, experts give this advice to the people of India

There is a high risk of spreading any type of virus in this season. Even though the bf.7 variant has been around in India for a long time. There is also immunity against it. But this weather can increase the activity of the virus.

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China in many countries of the world including covid cases are increasing. The situation is worst in China. Everyday hundreds of people are dying there. Hospitals are also full of Kovid infected. Apart from China, the cases of corona continue to increase in America, Japan and South Korea as well. Talking about China, Omicron’s most deadly virus in this country Variant BF.7 Due to which cases are increasing. The infectivity rate of this variant is very high.

According to doctors, the BF.7 variant is very contagious, although its firepower is less, but people in China were under restrictions for a long time. Due to sudden relaxation, people came in contact with Covid. The situation in China is getting worse due to lack of immunity and poor vaccination.

Epidemiologist Dr. Jugal Kishore in a conversation with Tv9 Bharatvarsh said that Omicron’s sub-variant bf.7 has been present in India for a long time, but it reached China only a few months ago. In such a situation, suddenly people have come under its grip. There is no danger from bf.7 in India, but there is a possibility that some mutation is happening in this variant. If the mutated variant is found in India, then it can be dangerous. In such a situation, people need to be alert.

Keep these things in mind to avoid virus

Dr. Ajit Kumar of Rajiv Gandhi Hospital says that there is a high risk of spreading any type of virus in this season. Even though the bf.7 variant has been around in India for a long time. There is also immunity against it. But this weather can increase the activity of the virus. In this case, it is necessary to protect. That’s why it is necessary to take precautions beforehand. Keep five things in mind for this

1. Elderly and people suffering from chronic serious illness should get booster vaccine

2. If you have fever or flu symptoms for more than three days, then get the Kovid test done.

3. If you have come from abroad, keep yourself isolated for a few days.

4. Wear a mask while going out

5. Take care of hygiene

Things like China will not happen in India

Epidemiologist Dr. Anshuman Kumar told that there will be no situation like China due to Covid in India. Most of the people here have got the vaccine. There have been three rounds of vaccination. The bf.7 variant has been available in the country for several months now, but it hasn’t made much of an impact here. The level of immunity among the people of India is much higher than that of China.

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