Chickenpox New Variant: Chickenpox disease used to spread in the country earlier. Recently scientists have found a new variant of this deadly disease. Many types of diseases have been spreading in the country for the past several days. After the Corona epidemic in 2019, new variants of Corona and increasing cases of dengue after Nipah virus are also raising concerns. Meanwhile, the government’s concern has increased due to the discovery of a new variant of chickenpox. Besides, people have also started fearing it. A new chickenpox virus, Clade 9, has been found in the country. Let us know what are the symptoms of chickenpox virus clade 9…
National Institute of Virology (NIV) investigated
For the first time in India, the Clade 9 variant of Varicella-Zoster Virus (VZV), which causes chickenpox, has been investigated by the National Institute of Virology (NIV). Till now this variant has been found in countries like Germany, UK and US. Varicella-zoster virus is one of the nine chronic herpes viruses, which are similar to chicken pox in children and youth and shingles in adults. So far, Clad 1 and Clad 5 variants have been found in the country. Actually, Clade 9 has been found for the first time in India.
What is clade 9 after all
Earlier there was Clade 1 and Clade 5 in India. Recently, scientists have discovered that Clade 5 i.e. Varicella Zoster is a type of virus, which increases the risk of getting chickenpox. This disease occurs in childhood. If we talk about the impact of this variant, there is no difference in the infection caused by Clade 9 as compared to the variants present in the country.
What are the characteristics of clade 9?
Its symptoms start appearing after 2 to 3 weeks of coming in contact with this virus. Before the rash appears, the victim starts having fever, body ache and headache. After this, small rashes and blisters start appearing in the patient’s body and the patient’s appetite decreases. The patient starts feeling tired and weak all the time. If this is happening to someone, then he should immediately get it checked by a doctor without delay, which is called vesicles.
How to escape from clade 9
The best way to avoid clade 9 is to get vaccinated. During this period, the patient should take care of cleanliness around him. It is very important to wash hands before and after eating food. Cover your mouth with a handkerchief while coughing and sneezing. If you are seeing its symptoms in your body, then definitely consult a doctor.
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Disclaimer: This news is based on general information. Before implementing these methods and suggestions, definitely consult the concerned expert.