There is a fear of this disease spreading among children in the months of September-November, keep these three things in mind
‘Influenza’ which is also known as a flu. This is an infectious disease. Which especially affects the respiratory tract of the child. Symptoms of influenza can be mild to severe. Sometimes its symptoms can be so serious that the child may have to be admitted to the hospital and it can even lead to death. Symptoms of influenza in children include fever, chills, cough, runny or blocked nose, sore throat, body ache, headache, fatigue and sometimes vomiting and stomach upset.
Spread awareness about the disease
In a situation when various types of infectious diseases are spreading, it is very important to be aware of the signs and symptoms of influenza in children. If you are seeing even mild symptoms then contact the doctor without wasting time. However, there are vaccines to protect children from influenza flu. To prevent this virus from harming the child, it is important to take special care of the child’s cleanliness.
There can be many reasons for this disease
However, influenza outbreaks are often attributed to falling temperatures or summer fluctuations. But people never take these things seriously. But, these symptoms in children may have occurred due to weather change. They should not be ignored as they may be a sign of flu. The flu virus spreads rapidly when there are fluctuations in temperature during monsoon and winter. Therefore, the months between September and November are called ‘flu season’ in India. Every effort should be made to protect children from flu in this season.
This flu is so dangerous that the chances of children under 5 years of age being admitted to hospital due to flu have increased 7 times. Even in the most severe cases, children may take 8-10 days to recover. No parent wants this kind of suffering for their children.
World Health Organization
Fewer children around the world missed routine vaccinations in 2022 compared to last year, according to new data released by the World Health Organization and UNICEF, indicating a rebound in childhood vaccinations following the COVID-19 pandemic.
Health experts give three types of suggestions to protect against severe flu: –
First of all, children must get influenza vaccine. Otherwise, you will not even know when they will fall prey to this flu.
Take special care of the cleanliness of children. Because flu attacks also due to dirt.
Disclaimer: Before implementing the method, methods and suggestions mentioned in this article, please consult a doctor or related expert.
If you are seeing symptoms of influenza in your child, do not send them to school even by mistake. Or do not send them outside to play otherwise their condition may worsen.