Why Coronavirus BF.7 Variant Has Sparked Concern In India

The BF.7 variant is highly transmissible and has a shorter incubation period

shorter incubation period - the time between catching the virus and beginning to have symptoms of the disease.

the BF.7 variation has 4.4-fold stronger neutralisation resistance

The symptoms of the Omicron BF.7 variant include markers of upper respiratory infection including fever, sore throat, runny nose and cough.

according to a study that was published in the journal Cell Host and Microbe.

This indicates that the vaccination-induced antibodies are insufficiently potent against the pathogen.

In comparison to other versions discovered thus far, Omicron BF.7 has a greater capacity for immunological escape, a shorter incubation period, and a faster transmission rate