Suara.com – Various variants of the corona virus and subvariants of these variants spread throughout the United States and the world. This raises the question of which Covid-19 symptoms to look out for.
As is known, that new variants of Covid-19 are popping up all over the world at this time. Some variants are subvariants of the omicron variant or recombinant variants that combine two different strains.
The World Health Organization said Monday that it is monitoring new omicron subvariants BA.4 and BA.5, which are derivatives of the omicron variant.
Variants BA.2.12 and BA.2.12.1 are responsible for the recent spike in Covid-19 cases in New York. This was revealed by the New York State Department of Public Health as reported by The Dessert News.
Also Read: April 16 Update: 602 Covid-19 Cases Increase, 2,768 People Recovered Today
The omicron XE variant combines the original omicron strain with the BA.2 omicron subvariance. Recently discovered in Japan. Dr. Northwestern’s Michael Angarone, a professor of infectious disease medicine, told NBC Chicago that the current main symptoms of Covid-19 are similar to those of other coronaviruses.
“So it’s the same virus, so SARS Coronavirus 2, so we’re seeing the same symptoms,” he said.
Will the BA.2 Covid-19 variant slow the return to normal?
There is a possibility of 1 in 5 dangerous Covid-19 variants in the future, experts say
Dr. Gregory Huhn, an infectious disease physician, told NBC Chicago it was too early to see full coverage of the new Covid-19 symptoms associated with its variant.
“I don’t know if we, at this point, know of any specific features that differentiate BA.2 versus BA.1. I mean, for BA.1, we know that it is mostly an upper respiratory type infection rather than a lower respiratory tract infection which can lead to pneumonia and further and bigger complications,” he said.
Anyone concerned about contracting the coronavirus at this time should be aware of the common symptoms of Covid-19, such as cough, fatigue, headache and fever. We’ve published several resources to help:
Source: Suara.com – Berita Kesehatan Terkini by www.suara.com.
*The article has been translated based on the content of Suara.com – Berita Kesehatan Terkini by www.suara.com. If there is any problem regarding the content, copyright, please leave a report below the article. We will try to process as quickly as possible to protect the rights of the author. Thank you very much!
*We just want readers to access information more quickly and easily with other multilingual content, instead of information only available in a certain language.
*We always respect the copyright of the content of the author and always include the original link of the source article.If the author disagrees, just leave the report below the article, the article will be edited or deleted at the request of the author. Thanks very much! Best regards!