The corona virus pandemic has changed the whole world. For the past few months in India, where people had assumed that now the corona epidemic was completely over, Corona has knocked again, defying this trust of the people. Two new variants of Corona have appeared all over the world including India which are sub-variants of Omicron. These new sub-variants are named BA.5.1.7 and BF.7. These new variants are considered to be very dangerous and contagious and concerns are being raised about the arrival of a new wave of corona during Diwali.
Omicron’s new sub-variant BF. 7 was first found in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region of Northwest China. And this sub-variant is responsible for the increasing cases of corona in China. This new sub-variant of Omicron is spreading very fast and cases are also being found in the US, UK, Australia and Belgium.
The new Omicron BF. 7 is also known as ‘Omicron spawn’. Omicron BF in India too. A case of 7 has been registered. BF. This case of 7 has been found in Gujarat Biotechnology Research Center. In such a situation, experts have appealed to the people to take special precautions during festivals.
Experts say that Omicron BF. WHO has already issued a warning regarding 7 and it is feared that this variant will replace the already existing variant.
Experts say that BF. The infection rate of 7 variants is very high. Experts also said that the symptoms of Omicron and its sub-variants are very mild and there is no need to panic, but people who are suffering from heart disease, kidney disease and liver disease can see its symptoms as severe. Is. So let’s know the Omicron sub-variant BF. About the symptoms of 7
What are the most common symptoms of Omicron BF.7?
The most common symptoms of Omicron include-
1. Persistent cough
2. Hard of hearing
3. Pain in chest
5. Change in smell
Why is there a need to worry about this?
With the introduction of new variants and sub-variants, the cases of Kovid 19 start increasing rapidly and people with weak immunity show severe symptoms. Whenever a new variant of Kovid comes, it increases the chances of increase in corona cases. Experts say that in the festive season, most people go out for shopping, where the rules of social distancing are not followed at all. Along with this, people travel without masks, due to which the cases of Kovid start increasing rapidly during this period.
Experts say that it is important to take all kinds of precautions from wearing masks to social distancing in the festive season. Along with this, it is important that you avoid going to crowded areas and do not go to the market without work.
What are the concerns associated with this new sub-variant?
This sub-variant of Omicron can easily evade antibodies created by previous infection or vaccination. In this respect, this new sub-variant does a better job than all the previous sub-variants.
National Technical Advisory Group of Immunization (NTAGI) Chairman Dr. N.K. Arora said that the coming two to three weeks will be crucial. Kovid 19 is still around us, and new variants are emerging in different parts of the world. It is certain that we too cannot remain untouched by this. In such a situation, it is important that you be alert in the festive season and follow all the necessary precautions.
Expanding faster than other variants—BA.5.1.7 and BF.7
Both these variants of Omicron have a very high infection rate. According to health experts, these new variants can easily dodge a person’s immunity and even fully vaccinated people can get this infection. In these new variants, only a few viral particles are enough to infect a person. This means that in comparison to all other viruses, you can also get infected with a little exposure to this virus.