A mystery virus has created panic in Hyderabad. Its initial symptoms are similar to those of ‘swine flu’, ‘adenovirus’ and ‘influenza’. And it attacks the respiratory tract of the victim. But actually which virus it is, it has not been identified. This virus is spreading rapidly across the state. It is affecting the health of children to adults. According to experts, the recovery rate from this mystery virus is 100 per cent and there is nothing to worry about as of now.
Moreover, patients are recovering in 4-5 days. According to recent official data on ILI-SARI (influenza-like illness-severe acute respiratory illness), H3N2 infection is responsible for 50 percent of respiratory infections. Whereas till May 7, a significant increase was seen in Kovid-19 cases. No cases of the highly contagious virus had been reported in the past few weeks till the week ending August 27.
Symptoms of this mystery virus
According to experts, 1-2 percent of these patients have faced a lot of difficulty in breathing. Doctors said that the symptoms can spread to the lower respiratory tract affecting the upper respiratory tract. False positive results have also occurred for influenza A and B, swine flu-H1N1, dengue and avian flu-H3N2. Furthermore, the mysterious virus has structural similarities to other virus phyla.
Prevention against the mystery virus
cover nose and mouth when coughing or sneezing
use N95 mask
maintain social distance
vaccination against influenza
Treatment for the mysterious respiratory virus
Experts said doctors are doing symptomatic treatment and getting positive response. Doctors are treating people with respiratory failure with oseltamivir, an anti-viral drug. Patients are also advised to keep themselves hydrated and self-isolate after complete recovery.
For More Related News Visit Lifestyle