New Delhi: Viral fever has been spreading widely across the country for the past few months.
In this regard, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has said in the guidelines published the day before yesterday: The sputum samples of patients were tested in 30 laboratories of ICMR across the country. It has been revealed that the influenza A H3N2 type of virus that is spreading in India.
The prevalence of this type of virus has continued to increase in studies conducted since December 15. People infected with the influenza A H3N2 type of virus develop a lung infection. About 10 percent of patients require oxygen therapy. 7 percent are admitted to the emergency department.
Wash your hands often with soap and water to prevent the spread of this virus. Must wear face mask. Do not touch eyes or nose with unwashed hands. Drink more water. If you have fever and body pain, you should take paracetamol tablets as per the doctor’s advice.
Do not spit in public places. Do not greet by shaking hands or hugging. Do not go to crowded places. Interpersonal
Keep outside. Do not take medicines without doctor’s advice. This is stated in the guidelines.
IMA Advice: According to a statement issued by the Indian Medical Association (IMA), people affected by the influenza A H3N2 virus in India experience problems such as cough, sore throat, body aches, and diarrhea. Fever lasts up to 7 days. People over 50 years of age and children under 15 years of age are most affected by this type of virus. Air pollution is also a major cause of virus spread.
Check whether the fever is bacterial or viral and take medicines as per the doctor’s advice. Frequent use of ‘antibiotic’ drugs for mild fever can develop resistance to ‘antibiotic’ drugs in germs. Virus spread
Hygiene practices including frequent hand washing should be strictly followed to prevent contamination. This is stated in the IMA report.
According to the report published by the World Health Organization, “Influenza type virus spreads every year according to the climate of the countries of the world. About 6.5 lakh people die worldwide every year due to this type of virus.