A sixth wave of COVID is just about to hit Mexico

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The sixth wave of COVID: Kraken, Hellhound or Xibalba, these are the symptoms of the variants:

The subvariants Kraken, Perro del inferno, and Xibalba have produced an increase in infections in the framework of the sixth wave of COVID-19.

These are the symptoms of the different subvariants of COVID that have caused the sixth wave of infections.

Different variants of COVID-19, such as Xibalba, ‘Perro del Infierno’ or XBB.1.5, known as “Kraken”, have generated an increase in infections of the disease in recent weeks, in Mexico and the world.

Some of the new variants have caused health experts concern because they are able to evade the immunity generated by COVID-19 vaccines, so it is important to know what the symptoms are so as not to confuse the infection with a cold or with seasonal illnesses such as influenza.

What are the symptoms of ‘Xibalba’?

Dr. Rodrigo García López, from the Institute of Biotechnology of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), announced the Mexican variant of COVID-19, Xibalba, which appeared in the Yucatán peninsula, in December 2022.

The symptoms present similarities between other variants and subvariants of COVID, but on this occasion the hoarseness in the throat or also being hoarse stands out.

These are the symptoms described in the UNAM study:

 Fever
 Aphonia.
 Hoarseness in the voice
 Cough
 cut body
 Sore throat
 Fatigue
 Runny nose
 Diarrhea
 Muscle pains
 Loss of smell and taste
 loss of appetite

What are the symptoms of ‘Hound from Hell’?

Given the increase in COVID cases caused by the omicron subvariant BQ.1, users of social networks decided to name it ‘Hound of Hell’, alluding to the dog Cerberus of Hades, a three-headed monster whose task was to guard the gates of the underworld. from Greek mythology.

In Mexico, the Institute for Epidemiological Diagnosis and Reference (InDRE) detailed that the ‘Hound of Hell’ had been detected in CDMX, Edomex, Nuevo León, Chiapas, Campeche, Baja California and Yucatán.

The symptoms are the following:
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 Cough.
 Sore throat.
 Fatigue and general malaise.
 Diarrhea.
 Congestion and runny nose.
 Headache.
 Fever.
 Feeling of lack of air.
 Loss of smell or taste.

What are the symptoms of ‘Kraken’?

The XBB.1.5 subvariant of omicron has generated concern among health experts because it is the most transmissible detected so far, admitted the Technical Advisory Group on the Evolution of the SARS-CoV-2 Virus of the World Health Organization (WHO). ).

Kraken symptoms are no different from previous variants, although in vaccinated people, flu-like symptoms are less common.

Among the most common conditions produced by this variant are the following:

 Cough.
 Sore throat.
 Fatigue and general malaise.
 Diarrhea.
 Congestion and runny nose.
 Headache.
 Fever.
 Loss of smell or taste.

Source: El Financiero