Intense cough for over a week: You may have Influenza A H3N2 infection
“He had symptoms of fever, cough, and breathlessness,” said Randeep.
The patient had comorbidities including hypertension, asthma, and acute kidney injury. His lab test results confirmed H3N2 on March 3, two days after he died.
H3N2 is a variant of the influenza virus. The symptoms of H3N2 include cold, cough and throat pain.
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No fresh cases of H3N2 have been reported in the place, said Randeep. A total of 16 H3N2 cases have been reported in Karnataka from January to March 2023. The state has also logged 10 cases of H1N1 this year.