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How deadly is the XBB.1.16 variant, is a booster dose necessary? Learn the answers to many questions like symptoms, prevention

New Delhi. Due to the increasing cases of Corona virus, once again the chances of spreading the infection are increasing. Cases are also increasing in the capital Delhi. Regarding this, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Friday that the XBB1.16 variant has been found in 48 percent of the cases of corona reported in the capital. CM Kejriwal said that the XBB1.16 variant spreads rapidly. It can also engulf those people who are fully vaccinated. In such a situation, it is important to understand how dangerous the new Covid virus infection is.

Regarding this, experts have said that people must get two doses of corona vaccine. However, for this, they do not consider booster dose as necessary. At the same time, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, during a discussion with journalists, warned about the variant of Kovid 19, saying that XBB.1.16 ‘spreads very fast and it also escapes from the effect of the vaccine’. At the same time, he said that it is not very dangerous.

According to the data, out of all the samples genome sequencing done in March 2023, 30% of the cases were of XBB.1.16 and it has been increasing rapidly for the last few weeks. According to the data, out of all the samples that were genome sequenced in March 2023, 30 percent of the cases were of XBB.1.16. Kovid cases are continuously increasing in India. There is also a new variant in these. In the last 24 hours on Friday, 3095 new cases of corona have been reported.

These are the features of XBB.1.16
The symptoms of the XBB.1.16 variant are similar to those of the Omicron variant. These include high fever for more than 48 hours, cough, pain in the sore throat, severe headache, chills, and abdominal discomfort and weakness.

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