Today, the number of countries with coronavirus is growing. In the world there are already 529 591 cases of the disease COVID-19 and 23 970 identified deaths caused by served as SARS-COV-2. At a fast pace of spread infection, it is important to protect yourself and your family members from infection, and especially children.
COVID-19 in children: the first symptoms of coronavirus in children and babies;
Scientists agree that NOV-2019 in some cases does not show symptoms in children and adolescents age. But this is not a confirmed fact – coronavirus can every child gets sick, no matter how old he is. Signs diseases in children can be invisible, and infection can leak in mild form. If the baby has diseases such as intracranial pressure, congenital heart disease, swollen head brain and other serious health problems then the symptoms coronavirus infection can be unpredictable in the worst case – lethal.
How to find out what your child has coronavirus?
The course of the disease COVID-19 in children and adults is different. If the elderly and older generation may lung tissue damage, cough, fever, shortness of breath, oxygen starvation, then in children the coronavirus may leak in mild form. A group of scientists observed children who have been diagnosed with COVID-19. In almost all cases manifested high fever and sneezing. Also been confirmed the fact that the infection may be found in natural waste in children. This suggests that the virus can be in used diapers, in baby pots and the rim of the toilet.
Confirmed signs of coronavirus in adolescents and children in Russia in 2020:
- Mild cough;
- High body temperature;
- Small changes in breathing rate The child has.
At the moment, this is all confirmed information regarding incidence of coronavirus in children. It is important to remember that when the slightest sign of pneumonia or flu, immediately enter the regimen isolation for the child. Make sure that the young patient does not contacted with other people. First contact an ambulance help. Wear protective equipment when leaving the hospital: rubber gloves, medical masks / respirators, but best of all, this thing provide specialist doctors.