Rapidly growing cases, can Covid vaccine protect against H3N2 virus? Know the answer from the doctors

H3N2 Influenza: After Kovid, H3N2 virus of influenza seems to be a new threat in the country. The cases of this virus are increasing rapidly. So far three patients have died due to this. Influenza is spreading from Delhi-NCR to the states of South India. Concern is increasing among people about this virus. This question is also coming in the mind of many people that can the Covid vaccine protect against influenza also? Let us know the answer to this question from the experts. Dr. Kuldeep Kumar Grover, Head of the Pulmonology Department at CK Birla Hospital, Gurugram, explains that even though Kovid and H3N2 virus spread in the same way, there is a lot of difference between these two viruses. The virus of Kovid is SARS Cove-2. While H3N2 is a subtype of influenza A virus. This virus has been there for many decades and its cases come every year. There are cases of influenza in the country between January and March, while the Kovid epidemic came three years ago and the Kovid virus has also been very dangerous. There has never been such a danger from the flu. This time too, severe symptoms of flu are coming only in those patients who already have some serious illness. Is the Covid vaccine effective on H3N2? Dr. Kuldeep says that both Kovid and influenza are different types of virus. That’s why their vaccines are also different. The Covid vaccine will not help prevent influenza. The available flu vaccine can protect against influenza. The flu vaccine will protect against H3N2. This virus has no meaning with the Kovid vaccine. If someone has got Covid vaccine a few months ago, then don’t think that there can be no flu now. Right now it is important that people keep protecting themselves from influenza. For this, apply a mask and eat food only after washing hands. If cough persists for more than three days or there is mild fever or cold, then get treatment from a doctor. These people should be alert Elderly people Pregnant women Children below five years Patients of kidney, heart and liver disease Read this also: What will happen if Covid and H3N2 virus attack together? Know the expert’s opinion, read this also: Corona was spread all over the world from China’s lab itself, revealed in American intelligence report

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