Thursday, December 23, 2021

Omicron: Are Omicron's symptoms milder than the delta variant? Know how the infection is caught

Omicron: Are Omicron's symptoms milder than the delta variant? Know how the infection is caught

Angelique Coetzee, president of the South African Medical Association, was the first official to alert the South African government about the new Omicron variant of the coronavirus.

In many countries of the world including India, the new variant of Corona Omicron has been knocked. According to preliminary information, the symptoms of a person infected with Omicron are different and milder than the delta variant. In this regard, Angelique Coetzee, president of the South African Medical Association, says that most of the complaints of fatigue are being received in Omicron.

According to the report of PBNS, patients infected with Omicron have complaints of body aches and pains. Some are getting severe headaches and fatigue. No patient has complained of loss of smell and taste, nasal congestion, or high fever. That is, its symptoms are mild and different from the Delta variant.

Let us inform you that because of the Coronavirus Omicron variant, Roche's new subsidiary TIB Molbiol has developed three new test kits. These test kits will help researchers detect mutations in the new Omicron variant of the coronavirus. Although it is only for scientific experiments.

This week, American firm Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. has also recommended the TaqPath test. The company claims that this is the only Kovid test that is authorized by the US Food and Drugs Administration and it can detect infection caused by Omicron variants.

Omicron: The world is trying to protect against Omicron, AstraZeneca's booster dose has raised hopes, countries around the world have implemented strict rules

Omicron Restrictions: The Omicron variant of the coronavirus is said to spread more rapidly, for the prevention of which countries around the world have started implementing strict rules.

Coronavirus Omicron Variant Latest: Due to the Omicron variant of the Coronavirus, record cases are being registered in Britain. A day before, a record of one lakh 19 thousand cases have been registered within 24 hours. In America too, cases of Omicron have been found in almost every state. Meanwhile, every effort is being made to protect against the new variants. For this, even studies are being done. So that the situation can be clarified. A new study by researchers from the University of Oxford has reported that the AstraZeneca and Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines of Kovid-19 significantly increased immunity against Omicron variants.

In the study, antibody levels were compared in blood samples from people who had taken both doses of the vaccine and those who had received the third dose. The study found that two doses provided significantly less protection against Omicron than the older variant of the coronavirus, while antibodies increased rapidly after the third dose. It showed that people who have not been vaccinated, who have recovered from Kovid-19, have little immunity against re-infection from Omicron. However, being seriously ill may give them some protection. Countries around the world have also taken many steps to prevent variants.

Which country took what steps?

Greece - Christmas celebrations and other events have been canceled under the new restrictions. Visiting passengers will need to undergo a Kovid-19 test on the second and fourth day after arrival. The restrictions are going to be effective from Friday, which will remain in place till at least January 3. Health Minister Thanos Plevris said on Thursday that the use of masks would be mandatory to celebrate Christmas and in case of crowds.

France- President Emmanuel Macron, through an Instagram video, asked countrymen to be more careful on holidays, to prevent the spread of the virus. In fact, the Government's Scientific Advisory Council has warned that soon hundreds to thousands of cases may be reported daily in the country. The President has canceled the New Year celebrations and requested to work from home.

Macron was in isolation last Christmas due to being infected with Kovid-19. On Wednesday, 80,000 new cases of infection were reported in France. Dr. Arnaud Fontanet of the advisory council said on Thursday that national infections could soon touch thousands of cases per day because Omicron is highly contagious.

THAILAND - Authorities said police have arrested a 29-year-old Israeli tourist who fled from an isolated habitat after possibly being infected with Omicron Restrictions. Sakit Cyrilak, director-general of the Department of Medical Sciences, said that he had allegedly escaped from a hotel in Bangkok, where he was kept in isolation, on December 7, before the test report of Kovid-19 came.

Germany- Health Minister Karl Lauterbach has expressed the possibility of a rapid increase in Kovid-19 cases around the New Year. He said that Germany has not yet faced a large-scale and rapid infection of Omicron. According to official figures, 35 percent of the German population has received a booster dose. Police said that about 5,000 people had gathered in Munich to demonstrate against the restrictions related to the epidemic.

Israel- 341 cases of Omicron have been reported in the country (Israel Covid Study). It has restricted air traffic to a great extent.

China has started efforts to control the infection after the cases of coronavirus came to the fore in the northern city of Xian. China is also facing challenges in preventing the spread of infection in several cities of Zhejiang province near Shanghai.

South Korea- A new record of death from Kovid-19 has been set in the country. Due to the rapid increase in the cases of infection, he is facing a shortage of beds in hospitals. The Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency said that 109 people died in the last 24 hours, while 6,919 new cases of infection have been reported, most of them of the delta variant.

Australia: Cases of infection have increased rapidly in the country after Prime Minister Scott Morrison rejected a proposal to impose a lockdown or make masks mandatory. New South Wales, the most populous province, reported 5,715 new cases on Thursday.

The US - The country's Supreme Court has said that it will hold a special session on two of the Biden administration's policies on vaccination requirements.

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