Monday, June 5, 2023

Arcturus variant of COVID-19: What are the symptoms of the new coronavirus mutation?

COVID-19 has not completely disappeared yet, neither has the World Health Organization (WHO) discusses the new Arcturus variant.

The XBB.1.16 variant descends from the XBB variant which is a combination of two sublineages. In social networks he was called Arcturus.

THE reference it is due to the brightest star in the northern hemisphere in the sky and currently this is the dominant variant in India.

In that country, it is causing a new wave of COVID-19 diseases, although most are mild.

So far yours presence it has been detected in 32 countries, including the United States, and is known to spread rapidly.

This new variant has two different genetic changes, one of which is in its spike protein, which is characteristic of the coronavirus.

Los first studies show that the new cases generated by this variant depend on the immunity of its population, even on the last strain that caused the recent infections.

WHO explains that this variant spreads faster than the previous ones and escapes immunity; however, it does not cause serious symptoms.

What are the symptoms of the Arcturus variant of COVID-19?

THE Arthur variant It causes similar symptoms to COVID-19 and has also been known to spread among children.

The reported complaints are:

  • Sore throat.
  • runny nose
  • sneezing.
  • Tos.
  • Heachache.
  • Fatigue.
  • Muscle aches.
  • loss of smell
  • One of symptoms What has been reported and what is considered “new” is conjunctivitis in some patients.

    The recommendation of WHO and health specialists is to perform a COVID-19 test if any of these symptoms are present.

    Prevention measures against COVID-19

    THE WHO details that vaccination remains the most effective preventive measure against COVID-19.

    In addition to the treatments described during the pandemic, such as: use of masks, avoid gatherings and constant hand washing.

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