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Are FLiRT- new COVID variants, more infectious?

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May 15, 2024

​KP.2, which is part of the FLiRT variants, is said to be highly transmissible in nature. However, doctors have said that it is not virulent. “There is no reason to believe that the FLiRT group of variants being reported are more virulent than the existing variants,” Dr Lancelot Pinto, Consultant Pulmonologist and Epidemiologist, P. D. Hinduja Hospital and MRC, Mahim, told IANS. “KP.2 appears to be more transmissible,” he added.​

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