In recent times, more and more people are being hospitalized due to cold-related cases across the country. This cold is not going away in a week. In some it haunts for two to three weeks. Experts dare to say that this influenza, which has symptoms similar to Covid, is not fatal. But, the first deaths occurred in Karnataka and Haryana recently due to this virus.
First Published Mar 10, 2023, 12:31 PM IST
New Delhi: At a time when the fears of corona epidemic are fading away, the H3N2 virus influenza is once again creating bubbles. It is quite alarming that many people are being admitted to hospitals with this virus across the country. The news of deaths from this virus is coming out like a thunderbolt in a situation where the words of experts that it is not fatal are filling us with courage. According to the information of some high authorities, the first death occurred in our country due to H3N2 virus influenza. Sources said that one death each occurred in Karnataka and Haryana.
Around 90 cases of H3N2 virus have been reported across the country, the sources said. Eight cases of H1N1 virus have been identified.
Sources in the state health ministry explained that the first influenza death has occurred in Karnataka.
Cases of influenza with similar symptoms to Covid-19 have increased across the country. This influenza has spread to many areas like a wave. Most of these are cases of H3N2 virus. This virus is also known as Hong Kong virus. Among other influenza subtypes, this H3N2 virus infects more people. Hospitals are doing it.
Symptoms like chronic cough, fever, difficulty in breathing, cold, sore throat, sore throat and diarrhea are seen in those affected by this influenza. Experts say that this virus has the ability to spread very quickly. It is explained that there are chances of this virus spreading easily through coughing, sneezing and close contact.
Last Updated Mar 10, 2023, 12:31 PM IST