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7-year-old child in West Bengal is in the grip of Omicron, Omicron should not be the cause of third wave in India

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After spreading in many countries, the cases of Omicron are increasing in India as well. This variant can also be dangerous for vaccinated and children.

Omicron, a new variant of corona virus infection, is slowly spreading in India as well. Experts and the World Health Organization (WHO) are constantly warning about this. Recently one person has died in the UK due to Omicron. After which the atmosphere of fear persists. The Omicron variant is showing severe symptoms even in people who have been vaccinated against corona. If there is even a little carelessness, then we may have to face the third wave of Kovid-19 in the coming times.

Why the coming time may be more dangerous

On 12 December, the World Health Organization warned that a new threat could arise if the delta variant and Omicron converge.

However, due to lack of sufficient data at that time, the World Health Organization did not say anything clearly. Many scientists are still doing their research on this variant. So that more and more information can be obtained. But the Chief Medical Officer of Moderna Vaccine Manufacturer, while putting forward new information, said that both Delta and Omicron together can infect someone at the same time.

Delta and Omicron may become a super variant

Dr Paul, Chief Medical Officer, Modern Company, said, “Coronavirus infections often have a mutation, but in rare cases it can attack more. If these two variants attack the same cell simultaneously, at the same time, it is possible for DNA to be swapped. If this happens, a new variant may be born.

‘Variants of Concern’ Omicron is fast gaining ground in India! Image: Shutterstock

Addressing the Science and Technology Committee, Dr Paul said that it is “very possible” that the two strains are interchangeable. Researchers also say on this matter that in rare circumstances the form of the virus can change. Even before this, the transition has been seen in India, when the Delta variant became Delta Plus.

Know what is the current situation of India

Due to the rapid increase in the cases of Omicron variants in India, the health department Concerns are rising. According to the latest data released, 12 new cases of the new variant Omicron have been registered within the last 24 hours. After this, the total number of this variant in the country has reached 73.

Maharashtra has the highest number of cases in the entire country. In the last 24 hours, 4-4 cases were reported in Maharashtra and Kerala, 2 in Telangana, 1-1 in Bengal and Tamil Nadu. On Wednesday, the first case of Omicron variant came in West Bengal, Telangana and Tamil Nadu.

Children also need to be alert

The vaccination campaign is going on successfully in the country since January 16. However, the process of vaccination of children has not started yet. Serum Institute CEO Adar Poonawalla had said a day earlier that it may take 6 months for children’s vaccine to arrive.

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Know how serious Omicron is. Image: Shutterstock

Whereas in West Bengal, a 7-year-old child has also come under the grip of Omicron. According to the Health Department, the child has returned from Abu Dhabi to West Bengal via Hyderabad. In such a situation, there is a dire need for children to be cautious with Omicron, because board examinations are going to start soon in the country.

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