Delmicron is a combination of the Delta and Omicron variants. Experts believe that this strain is being blamed for the COVID tsunami in the United States and Europe.
The cases of the Omicron variant are rising in the country. Till now more than 350 cases of this strain have been found in the country, which is believed to spike in the coming days
Delmicron is not a new variant of the coronavirus like Alpha, Beta and others. It is the combination of the two existing strains- Delta and Omicron.
Omicron is a highly mutated B.1.1.529 form of SARS-CoV-2, which was first discovered in South Africa. This variant spread faster and is currently showing milder symptoms than Delta. The mortality rate is even lower than the Delta variant, while Delmicron is the result of combining Delta and Omicron which is basically the twin spike of the variants.It is a double variant of COVID-19 spreading rapidly in the West.
This strain of virus leads to severe symptoms and even the risk of hospitalization is greater.
As Delmicron is created with the merging of Delta and Omicron versions of coronavirus, it is considered to be highly transmissible and potent to cause severe symptoms. As far as the symptoms go, being a combination of Delta and Omicron, Delmicron infection tends to show more or less the same symptom as its parent variants. The common signs include:
• A high temperature
• A persistent cough
• A loss or change to your sense of smell or taste
• Runny nose
• Sore throat
Post infection affects –
Besides, post-infection the strain can also lead to following term symptoms –
• brain fog
• muscle aches
• hair fall.
What to do as precautionary measures?
By that time all we can do is get vaccinated and take all precautionary measures like washing hands and wearing masks to stay safe and protected.
What about vaccination?
The World Health Organization chief warned that the rush in wealthy countries to roll out additional Covid vaccine doses was deepening the inequity in access to jabs that is prolonging the pandemic. The priority must remain to get vaccines to vulnerable people everywhere rather than giving additional doses to the already vaccinated people.
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