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COVID-19 new variant JN.1 found in Kerala, know its initial symptoms and how to take precautions

The fear of Coronavirus has still not subsided from our hearts and minds. Every day we read and hear about new variants of Coronavirus (Covid New Variant JN.1) in news and newspapers. Now once again the new variant of Coronavirus JN.1 has knocked in Kerala. According to media reports, one person has died due to this new variant and another has been found infected. Cases of RT-PCR positive samples were found on 8 December.

Symptoms of Covid new variant

In which new variants of Covid were revealed. You should also know about its initial symptoms and prevention methods so that you can protect yourself from it. Kerala is a state in southern India. Where cases of Covid variant JN.1 have been found. This new variant is spreading in other countries including China and America. On December 8, cases of a new variant named BA.2.86 were found in Karakulam in Thiruvananthapuram district of Kerala.

J.N. 1 is significantly different from the earlier Omicron features

It differs from Pirola in that it has a single mutation in its spike protein. Although J.N. 1 is quite different from the earlier Omicron features. Precautionary measures should be taken against this infection and mild symptoms because vulnerable people remain at constant risk. This strain is associated with symptoms like fever, runny nose, sore throat and upset stomach. Despite the initial identification of JN.1 in the United States in September, seven cases were found in China on December 15. Due to which concerns increased about the ability of the virus to spread. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has warned that the recent outbreak of COVID-19 and influenza could overwhelm the United States health care system. According to CDC tracking, the new Covid variant JN.1 now accounts for a large percentage of cases.

Patients have reported symptoms such as fever, runny nose, sore throat, headache and, in some cases, mild gastrointestinal issues. According to ANI report, according to Dr. Ujjwal Prakash, Senior Consultant, Chest Medicine at Ganga Ram Hospital, Delhi, the development of this variant has prompted people to be alert, but there is no need to panic. You should be more careful. I don’t think there is a need to panic or take any other step other than being cautious. The doctor further said, most patients have mild upper respiratory symptoms which resolve in four to five days.

Disclaimer: Before implementing the method, methods and suggestions mentioned in this article, please consult a doctor or related expert.

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