Center alert on H3N2 before creating havoc like Corona, NITI Aayog meeting tomorrow - Newztezz Online


Friday, March 10, 2023

Center alert on H3N2 before creating havoc like Corona, NITI Aayog meeting tomorrow

So far two deaths have been confirmed due to influenza virus in India. Read every secret related to the virus in this news.

New Delhi. The first two patient deaths due to Influenza H3N2 have been recorded in India . Both these cases have come up in Haryana and Karnataka . The patient from Karnataka showed severe symptoms like fever, throat infection, cough . This information has been released by the Health Department on Friday. The 82-year-old patient, a resident of Alur taluk of Hassan district, was admitted to the Hassan Institute of Medical Science on 24 February. The patient died on 1 March.

In view of the situation of this serious virus in the country, the central government is in alert mode. Now NITI Aayog is going to hold an important meeting on this on Saturday. In this meeting, the current status of this virus in the states will be reviewed. The situation of all the states will be reviewed. After this, if any state needs the Centre, then the need will be provided to it.

The Center said that the H3N2 virus is being closely monitored. The central government is monitoring this virus in all the states on real time basis through IDSP i.e. Integrated Disease Surveillance Program. The Ministry of Health of the Central Government is hopeful that by the end of March the pace of seasonal influenza virus will slow down.

According to media reports, so far 90 cases of H3N2 virus have been reported in India. The cases of this flu-like virus are increasing in the country. It has become a matter of concern in our country at present. According to the information, there are three types of influenza, which include H1N1, H3N2 and influenza B. Some people also call Influenza B as Yama Gata. At present, two types of influenza cases have been reported in the country. In which after H3N2, 8 cases of H1N1 have also been reported. Read these important points for information about the methods of prevention about this virus…

1. As soon as you hear the name of this virus, there must be a question in your mind that what is this virus, in fact the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) H3N2v virus is a non-human influenza virus that usually spreads in pigs. It is through them that he infects humans. Some people also call it swine influenza virus.

2. When this virus infects humans, at that time it is in the form of a variant virus. H3N2 virus was first seen in 2011. It was found in cattle, pigs and humans. Apart from this, the H1N1 pandemic came to the fore in 2009.

3. Currently, the severity of illness associated with H3N2 is similar to that of the seasonal flu. With the changing weather, seasonal flu also affects people, which has many health-related problems.

4. People exposed to this virus show symptoms like fever, respiratory issues like cough and runny nose. Apart from these main symptoms, symptoms like body pain, nausea, vomiting and loose motion are also seen.

5. According to experts, all these symptoms remain in the body of an infected person for about a week, although in some people these symptoms remain for more than a week. Recently, these symptoms have appeared in some people even for 20 to 25 days.

6. People who are infected with the H3N2 virus are advised to take medicines on the advice of a doctor. Recently the medicines that are given during its infection are oseltamivir, zanamivir, peramivir, and baloxavir. All these medicines are given after the prescription of the doctor.

7. Some precautions include annual flu vaccination and regular hand washing. Especially after using the washroom, washing hands thoroughly before eating and before touching your face, nose and mouth are also included in the rules of its prevention.

8. During this time people are advised to avoid going to overcrowded places and do not interact much with the sick person. In case of flu, people are advised to stay at home for 24 hours after the fever subsides.

9. According to the CDC, children under the age of 5, the elderly over the age of 65, pregnant women, and people with chronic illnesses such as asthma, diabetes, heart disease, those with weakened immune systems, neurological and neurodevelopmental conditions People with these are at higher risk.

10. The CDC said that there are high chances of infection in such people and after infection, severe symptoms of this virus start appearing in them.

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