What is the Eris variant?
News that the new coronavirus variant Eris has been seen in Turkey has caused concerns. Health Minister Fahrettin Koca announced that the Eris variant was seen in Turkey. Minister Koca stated that the people who tested positive were contacted abroad and were in the same province. After the statement, the symptoms of the Eris variant came to the agenda once again. So, what is the Eris variant, what are its symptoms? What is known about the new coronavirus variant Eris…
Cases of the Eris , which is closely monitored by the World Health Organization, were also seen in Turkey. Health Minister Fahrettin Koca gave the news. Health Minister Fahrettin Koca announced that the Eris was seen in Turkey under the title “A development that will not be considered a matter of concern” on his social media account. So, what is the Eris , what are its symptoms?
DIFFERENCE OF ERIS FROM OTHER VARIANTS
In its previous report, the World Health Organization had changed the status of the variant Eris (EG.5.1), a sub-derivative of Omicron, from “variant under observation” to “variant to be monitored”.
Based on available evidence, the public health risk posed by Eris was assessed as “globally low”, similar to the risk of other existing Covid-19 variants, and it was noted that Eris could spread globally and cause an increase in cases depending on its characteristics.
SYMPTOMS OF ERYS VARIANT
The World Health Organization has determined that the symptoms of the Eris are similar to the symptoms of other COVID-19 variants.
The most common symptoms are as follows;
- Sore throat
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing,
- Muscle aches or muscle weakness,
- Runny or stuffy nose,
- Loss of taste or smell,
- Diarrhea or stomach upset