H3N2 Influenza Virus: The world has become normal again after getting relief from the corona virus. People felt that now the fear of the virus is over. But the influenza virus H3N2 (H3N2 Influenza Virus) has again raised concerns. It has been told that the death of an 82-year-old man from Hassan, Karnataka has been confirmed due to this virus. There is also news of one death in Haryana. The news of many more deaths has come to the fore. According to sources, so far 6 people have died due to this viral disease. H3N2 deaths have occurred in Karnataka, Punjab and Haryana.
Experts say that the virus 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 is H3N2 Influenza Virus?
It is an influenza virus that causes respiratory tract infection. This virus can also infect birds and animals. Many strains have been created in birds and other animals. H3N2 virus is a subtype of influenza-A virus. According to the WHO and the US CDC, it is the main cause of influenza in humans.
What are the symptoms of H3N2 Influenza Virus?
Fever to severe pneumonia
– acute respiratory distress syndrome
– runny nose, high fever
– phlegm in the chest
Sore throat and tiredness
How to defend?
Wear a mask and don’t go to crowded places
Avoid shaking hands
Do not eat food sitting around or near
Avoid touching your eyes and nose frequently
Consult a doctor in case of fever