The health department is on alert after the increase in corona cases and several high level meetings have also taken place in this regard. Meanwhile, another big news has come out from America. There, another dangerous variant is creating havoc. XBB.1.5 variant of Omicron and it spreads 120 percent faster than the BQ1 variant.
⚠️NEXT BIG ONE—CDC has royally screwed up—unreleased data shows #XBB15, a super variant, surged to 40% US (CDC unreported for weeks!) & now causing hospitalization surges in NY/NE.➡️XBB15–a new recombinant strain—is both more immune evasive & better at infecting than #BQ & XBB.🧵 pic.twitter.com/xP2ESdnouc
— Eric Feigl-Ding (@DrEricDing) December 30, 2022
XBB was first accessed in India in August. According to virologist Andrew Pekoz of Johns Hopkins University, “The XBB.1.5 variant has an additional mutation that better binds it to body homogeneity. Viruses need a binding to body homogeneity so that they Easily spread the infection by going inside.
The increasing cases of Corona have raised India’s concerns. Omicron’s sub-variant BF.7, which was causing havoc in China, had become a cause of trouble for the whole world and its cases are being found continuously in India as well.
More than 40 percent of the cases of covid-19 in America are spreading due to Omicron XBB.1.5. Patients suffering from this variant have been advised to be hospitalized.