Kappa variant of Covid-19: Danger of 'Kappa variant' hovers after Delta Plus, know its symptoms and prevention

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The havoc of the second wave of the coronavirus is not completely over. Meanwhile, two new variants of the coronavirus have raised concerns. Earlier, the Delta Plus variant case of coronavirus was confirmed. Now the Kappa variant of the coronavirus has also knocked. According to the news, symptoms of the Kappa variant have been found in two infected people in the Sant Kabir Nagar district of Uttar Pradesh. The local administration has started collecting the travel history of the infected patients. Experts have termed the Delta Plus variant as more dangerous. Due to the delta variant of the coronavirus, there has been a second wave of corona in the country. Given this, the government is taking adequate steps to avert the third wave of the corona epidemic. Let's know everything about the Kappa variant-


What is the kappa variant?


As we all know, the World Health Organization has named the strain of coronavirus on Greek alphabetical labels. In this episode, variant strains of the coronavirus in India are named after Delta and Kappa. The delta plus variant (which is 60 percent more infectious than the others) is called the B.1.617.2 strain. At the same time, the Kappa variant is called B.1.617.1. It is believed that this strain was identified last year.


Symptoms of Kappa Variants

Like the Delta Plus variant, the Kappa variant may also show symptoms such as cough, fever, diarrhea, loss of taste, sore throat, and shortness of breath. However, they can also be asymptomatic (mutants). If you see minor symptoms for this, consult a doctor immediately. A lot of research is being done about the Kappa variant. Other information on the kappa variant may also emerge from these researches. At present, strictly follow the Corona Guidelines issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs.

Avoidance of Kappa Variants

The main weapons to protect against the coronavirus are masks, two yards, and cleanliness. Do not leave the house unnecessarily. If you go out of the house for any reason, then wear a surgical mask. Follow physical distance. Take special care of cleanliness. Pay special attention to strengthening the immune system. Get the corona vaccine when it's your turn. If you see symptoms of the coronavirus, isolate yourself and get yourself tested.

Disclaimer: Story tips and suggestions are for general information. Do not take these as advice from a doctor or medical professional. In case of symptoms of illness or infection, consult a doctor.