The H3N2 Virus, more dangerous than COVID? Know with expert | Influenza H3N2

Publish Date: 11 Mar, 2023 |


H3N2 Virus: For the first time, H3N2 influenza deaths have been reported. According to media reports citing Health Ministry sources, one Influenza patient died in each of Haryana and Karnataka. So far, 90 cases of H3N2 have been reported in the country, according to reports. 

Dr. Chandrakant Lahariya talks about the seriousness of this virus, its relation with COVID and the preventive measures. 

Deaths due to H3N2 Virus

A patient in Karnataka named Heera Gowda, who was 82 years old, died on March 1, according to the District Health Officer. He suffered from diabetes and hypertension. During the investigation, his sample was taken and it was discovered that he was infected with H3N2.

On the other hand, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya convened a meeting on Friday to discuss the country’s increasing cases of the H3N2 influenza virus. During this time, he issued a warning to states to remain vigilant and closely monitor the situation. Mandaviya stated that the government is collaborating with the states to address the situation. On Saturday, the NITI Aayog will hold a meeting to discuss H3N2 and seasonal influenza.


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