Is Omicron really a variant of Corona?
On 26 November 2021, Omicron (B.1.1.529) has been described by the “world health organization” as a new variant of Corona and a major concern. The Omicron variant was first reported to WHO from South Africa on 24 November 2021.
Omicron originated and how was it identified?
First the variant of covid-19, whose name is currently in discussion with Omicron, its first case was seen in South Africa, Experts from South Africa and around the world are trying to better understand Omicron.
according to South African scientists, Omicron variants can be born from an HIV patient.
In which country is the Omicron type found?
The Omicron variant has been detected in many countries of the world. According to the WHO report, the Omicron variant is likely to spread more and more globally.
How dangerous is the Omicron variant compared to other variants of Corona?
According to the opinion of the expert, it cannot be said right now that the Omicron variant is more or less powerful than any other variant. Experts are studying on it, as soon as some information is announced, we will introduce you to it.
However, one thing you have to keep in mind is that all types of COVID-19 can cause serious illness or death.
Is Omicron the more spreadable variant?
It will be difficult to say that this is a more spreadable variant. But we need to take precautions on our own, such as staying away from crowded places, social distancing and wearing masks are important to help stop the spread of COVID-19, and we know that these actions can be taken by others. effective against types.
What are the symptoms of the Omicron variant?
According to the opinion of a South African doctor ( Dr. Angelique Coetzee ), the symptoms are ‘uncommon but mild’.
A South African doctor (Dr. Angelique Coetzee) has tested positive for COVID-19 with nearly two dozen patients and symptoms of the new variant. They were mostly healthy men who were “feeling very tired”. About half of them were not vaccinated.
Are Vaccines Effective Against Omicron Variant?
Although the information is still limited, the WHO believes it is a reasonable assumption that the currently available vaccines offer some protection against severe disease and death.
How to protect your family and yourself from Omicron variants?
The most important thing you can do is decrease your risk of exposure to this variant. To protect yourself and your family, make sure to:
- Wear a mask properly that covers your nose and mouth.
- Make sure your hands are clean when touching the mask.
- Keep a distance of at least 1 meter from other people.
- Avoid going to poorly ventilated or crowded places.
- Keep windows open to improve ventilation inside the house.
- Wash your hands regularly.
Let’s get vaccinated. WHO-approved COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective.