On December 4, 2023, Dr. Yong Phuworawan, Chief Specialist in Clinical Virology Department of Pediatrics Faculty of Medicine Chulalongkorn University Posting a message via Facebook, Yong Poovorawan stated…
Pneumonia, pneumonia, which is increasing
There is an outbreak and increase of pneumonia. especially in children Not just China Also found in the Netherlands, Denmark, and America in many states. and even in Thailand
From the outbreak of COVID-19 until now, it has been 4 years. In the first 3 years, strict measures were put in place to control the outbreak of the disease. Wear a mask, wash your hands, and use alcohol to wipe your hands. Close the house, close the city including closing schools This causes respiratory diseases to not spread among children born during this period. Therefore, he has never had such a disease. Or if it happened in an older child, it was a long time ago. making the majority of the population, especially children Easy to get infected Outbreaks easily occur a large group Compensate for the past year without the outbreak.
Most respiratory illnesses in children are caused by viruses like COVID-19, influenza, RSV, parainfluenza virus, rhinovirus hMPV, which are pre-existing infections. It is not a new infection at all.
Once infected There will be immunity. In the years to come there will be more infections. Symptoms will be less severe.
The severity of the disease is mostly in young children. Vulnerable groups with congenital diseases, the elderly, if it is in older children or healthy adults, there will be few symptoms.
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