COVID SUBVARIANT JN.1

COVID SUBVARIANT JN.1 REACHES INDIA, DOCTORS ADVISE CAUTION

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Published By Livemint | 16 Dec, 2023

A new sub-variant of COVID-19  JN.1 has been detected in Kerala. Here are cautions advised by doctors.

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Identify Suspects

Identify suspect cases as quickly as possible, test, and isolate all infected people in appropriate facilities. 
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Use Fabric Masks

Use of fabric masks are must in public places where there is community transmission and physical distancing is not possible. 
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Physical Distancing 

Physical distancing is most vital aspect in crowded places and enclosed spaces with poor ventilation. 
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Hand Hygiene

Maintaining hand hygiene is mandatory just like the times when COVID was at its peak in the country. 
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Consult a Doctor

In case symptoms like sore throat and cough last around 48 hours, consult a doctor. 
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