New Delhi: The danger of H3N2 virus is increasing. So far two deaths have occurred due to this virus in the country. Meanwhile, the central government has come into alert mode. NITI Aayog will hold a meeting tomorrow i.e. on Saturday regarding H3N2 and seasonal influenza. The current situation in the states will be reviewed in this meeting. It will be seen that what is the situation in which state and which state needs what kind of support from the Centre. The Center said that states will be given help if needed.
Union Health Ministry is keeping a close watch on the Seasonal Influenza situation in various States/UTs through the Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme (IDSP) network on real-time basis. So far, Karnataka and Haryana have confirmed one death each from H3N2 influenza: MoHFW pic.twitter.com/jPlE9zh6Ad
— ANI (@ANI) March 10, 2023
Experts say that these viruses can be prevented by getting the flu vaccine. The cases of flu definitely increase when the weather changes, but this time more patients are coming forward. In the last few days, a large number of patients with cold-cough and fever were seen.
Experts say that due to H3N2, the number of hospitalized patients has also increased. It is very difficult to differentiate between Corona and this virus. The limitation of both is the same. Meanwhile, after 67 days, the active cases of Corona have increased to more than 3 thousand. Along with the sudden increase in Covid cases, there has also been a rise in H3N2 virus cases, which is worrying.
What are the symptoms of H3N2 virus?
Fever to severe pneumonia
– acute respiratory distress syndrome
– runny nose, high fever
Cup in chest
Sore throat and tiredness