Covid-19 Update-2 Part – 2
Table of content:
- Protect your self against new variant.
- Virus Mutation.
- Side effects of Covid-19 vaccine
- Latest on Covid-19.
Protect yourself against new variant.
The new variants are more infectious than the original virus. Scientists urged the people to take the precautionary steps to protect themselves against the variants . They advised:
1 – Avoid gathering with people.
2 – Do not shake hands with others.
3 – Do not embrace with people.
4 – Limit on site shopping.
5 – Rethink work and school settings.
6 – Mask up.
7 – Worship wisely. Civic centers, Masjids, churches marked
as high risk of virus.
8 – Apply hand sanitizer often.
9 – Get vaccinated.
Viruses have tendency to mutation. When there is a change in genetic sequence in virus.(due to mistake during mutation) a new variant appear. Mutation brings changes in proteins which are encoded in virus genetic code. Such changes could be neutral, harmful or advantageous. If a virus goes through enough mutations , and its biology turns with a different biology, it could be considered as variant, which acts in a different way as compared to original virus.
source : MedicalNewsToday
Side effects of Covid-19 vaccines.
It is a common practice that it takes about minimum 5 to 6 years to declare a new medicine or vaccine as “safe” for human. Scientists go through several clinical trials to neutralize the side effects of new medicine or vaccine. Vaccines for Covid-19 was developed with in one and half years to fight against Covid-19 virus. Covid-19
virus is so deadly that scientists worked day and night to manufacture a trustable vaccine against Covid-19 virus to save human lives. It is quite possible that developed vaccines are not 100 % free of side effects.
Different type of Covid-19 vaccines are now being administered world wise. Following reactions were noticed in the person , who received the first dose of the vaccine:
1 – Some people experienced an allergic reaction soon after receiving their first dose. The allergic reaction could be sever.
2 – Fever.
3 – Rash or itching.
4 – Lips and throat swelling.
5 – Fatigue.
The majority of these reactions usually appeared within 15 minutes after receiving the first dose.
The above reaction are easily treated. source: Healthline
Latest on Covid-19.
1 – A new study from Imperial College, London found that Americans between the age of 20 and 49 years are the biggest spreaders of Covid-19 infection.
2 – Johnson Johnson announced that their single dose vaccine provides strong protection against moderate and sever Covid-19.
3 – A new study published in the journal Reproduction on January, 28 , 2021 says that sever cases of Covid-19 could/might influence
the quality of sperm, possibly reducing fertility.
4 – Even with vaccine, it may be too early to have small gathering again.
5 – World Health Organization investigators said on February 9, 2021 that it was “extremely unlikely” that SARS-Cov-2 could be the result of a leak from a lab in Wuhan, China.
source: Healthline Daily News
We pray to Al-Mighty to save all mankind from Covid-19.