India, “Tomato Flu”, a new virus with red bubbles spreads
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India, “Tomato Flu”, a new virus with red bubbles spreads

The “tomato flu” characterized by ulcers similar to small tomatoes. It is a variant of hand-mouth-foot infections and causes moderate fever, poor appetite and sore throat

A new form of flu called “tomato flu” has arrived in India. It is spreading in the Southern states with 80 confirmed cases in children under 5, and is characterized by red blisters that turn into ulcers, similar to small tomatoes. Lancet: “It’s not dangerous”.

The Indian Minister of Health has called on all states to pay close attention. The flu – which has occurred mainly in the southern states – is a variant of the hand-mouth-foot infection (Hfmd, hand foot and mouth disease), but – according to what was reported by Ani, the news agency indiana) scientists have not yet identified its exact nature.

It has been found that the virus is not related to Sars-Covid-2. Initial symptoms include moderate fever, poor appetite and sore throat.