Coronavirus Omicron Variant: Coronavirus is not taking its name of going from the world. Now, recently a new variant of Coronavirus has appeared in some countries of the world. The World Health Organization (WHO) has named this new variant as B.1.1.529 or Omicron. Regarding this new variant of the corona, scientists say that it is the most lethal and infectious variant ever. According to media reports, about 32 mutations have been seen in this Omicron variant, due to which the concern of WHO has increased more.
The scientists of South Africa had first confirmed the existence of this new variant in their country. Later this new variant was also found in Israel and Belgium. Apart from this, Botswana and Hong Kong also confirmed the presence of the variant here. Scientific studies have revealed that the Omicron variant is more dangerous than the deadliest delta variant. The concern is that people who have taken both doses of the Kovid vaccination can also be vulnerable to this variant.
Scientific analysis has also shown that the new variant is spreading faster than any other variant, including Delta. So far, mutations such as K417N, E484A, P681H and N679K have been detected in Omicron variants that completely break down the patient’s immune system. So people need to be more careful.
Symptoms of Omicron Variant
Regarding the symptoms of Omicron, scientists say that no unusual symptoms are seen in the patient when infected with the B.18.104.22.1689 variant. Rather, like the rest of the symptoms of the corona, this variant is also having common problems. In the Omicron variant, symptoms such as shortness of breath, loss of ability to taste and smell, cough, sore throat and fever are seen.
According to the doctors, the variant is affecting people who are in their 40s or younger. Of those showing symptoms of Omicron, about half have not been vaccinated. She says most people are complaining of severe fatigue for one to two days. Along with this, people are also feeling headaches and body pain.
Preventive measures from Omicron Variant
WHO says that it is most important to take precautions to avoid the most dangerous variants of the corona. Do not leave the house without a mask and follow social distance. Take care of your hand hygiene and complete the vaccination of Covid.
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