Respiratory syncytial virus spreads among Egyptian children.. What do we know?

Health The Egyptian Ministry of Health has a large number of children with respiratory symptoms, 73% of whom have been confirmed to be infected with respiratory syncytial virus or adenovirus.

Dr Nahla Abdel Wahab, a consultant bacteriologist, immunologist and nutritionist and head of the bacteriology department at the university hospital, says CairoThe widespread severe colds among children in Egypt occur due to the change of seasons, which leads to the child suffering from a high temperature and the occurrence of runny nose and runny nose.

And Abdel-Wahhab warned, in his interview with the site "Sky News Arabia"to neglect the rights of injured children, "Because the virus is spreading rapidly and is very painful for children, especially those under the age of two"Air Hostess: "In the event of an increase in temperature for that age group, it is necessary to go to the specialist doctor immediately, in order not to cause any damage to the immune and respiratory systems.".

The head of the bacteriology department of Cairo University Hospital confirmed that: "It is necessary to be very careful and continuous monitoring by the parents, and in case the child goes to school permanently, his tools must be sterilized continuously and his clothes must be cleaned constantly, while his room is ventilated and the sun enters it every day".

What is respiratory syncytial virus?

  • A widespread virus that affects children a lot.
  • Among its symptoms, high TemperaturesCough, phlegm and loss of appetite.
  • Adenovirus or syncytial virus such as influenceIt can be of animal origin or mutated from one person to another, and its symptoms are the same as the flu and also its treatment.
  • 98% of people infected with the virus suffer from a runny nose.
  • 1% of premature babies "Premature birth" They have risk factors, may develop pulmonary crises and require hospitalization.
  • Most injuries occur among two-year-olds and in cases of difficulty breathing or cyanosis Skin You have to go to the hospital.
  • It is preferable that children not go to school if they are infected, because the virus is transmitted through the breath – as confirmed by the Egyptian Ministry of Health -.

And Abdel-Wahhab continued in his interview with the site "Sky News Arabia": "In the event of an injury to any child in the family, he must be completely isolated from the others and not go to school, provided that his temperature is constantly monitored, medical follow-up by his specialist doctor and the antipyretics prescribed for him.".

And see a consultant bacteria And that’s immunity "Nutrition is very important, so you should pay attention to food that contains useful elements, fresh vegetables and juices Lemon Most of the food, as well as drinking warm liquids frequently".

Yomna Al-Dali, consultant for chest diseases and allergies, presents a short treatment prescription based on taking antipyretics in a controlled manner every 4-6 hours, depending on the temperature of the child, noting that: "This role is severely impaired by young children and it takes one to two weeks for the recovery process to take place".

Following: "The child shouldn’t to sleep In an upright position, it is best to sleep in an inclined position so that it can breathe easily, and children suffering from heart disease from birth should be constantly monitored and provided with medical care, and children suffering from weak immune systems due to diseases such as cancer or due to certain treatments such as chemotherapy".

According to a specialist allergy and chest consultant:

  • Elderly people over the age of 65 can be affected.
  • All surrounding objects must be constantly sterilized and used handkerchiefs must be disposed of.
  • Refrain from to smokeExposure to tobacco smoke causes acute respiratory distress in children during that time.
  • Washing your hands regularly is one of the important habits you need to focus on during this time.
  • Do not share cups with others and constantly sanitize toys and doorknobs.

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According to a swab conducted by the Ministry’s Preventive Medicine Sector Health The Egyptian Ministry of Health has a large number of children with respiratory symptoms, 73% of whom have been confirmed to be infected with respiratory syncytial virus or adenovirus.

Dr Nahla Abdel Wahab, a consultant bacteriologist, immunologist and nutritionist and head of the bacteriology department at the university hospital, says CairoThe widespread severe colds among children in Egypt occur due to the change of seasons, which leads to the child suffering from a high temperature and the occurrence of runny nose and runny nose.

And Abdel-Wahhab warned, in his interview with “Sky News Arabia”, against complacency in the right of infected children, “because the virus is spreading rapidly and it is very painful for children, especially those under two years”, adding: “In the event of an increase in temperature for that age group, it is necessary to go immediately to a specialist doctor, in order not to cause any damage to the immune and respiratory systems.

The head of the bacteriology department of Cairo University Hospital confirmed that: “There must be extreme caution and continuous monitoring by parents.

What is respiratory syncytial virus?

  • A widespread virus that affects children a lot.
  • Among its symptoms, high TemperaturesCough, phlegm and loss of appetite.
  • Adenovirus or syncytial virus such as influenceIt can be of animal origin or mutated from one person to another, and its symptoms are the same as the flu and also its treatment.
  • 98% of people infected with the virus suffer from a runny nose.
  • 1% of premature “preterm delivery” babies have risk factors, may develop pulmonary crises and require hospitalization.
  • Most injuries occur among two-year-olds and in cases of difficulty breathing or cyanosis Skin You have to go to the hospital.
  • It is preferable that children not go to school if they are infected, because the virus is transmitted through the breath – as confirmed by the Egyptian Ministry of Health -.

And Abdel-Wahhab continued in his interview with “Sky News Arabia”: “In case of injury to any child in the family, he must be completely isolated from the others, and not go to school, provided his temperature is constantly monitored, and is given a medical follow-up to his specialist doctor, and takes antipyretics, which is determined by it.

And see a consultant bacteria And immunity that “nutrition is very important, so attention should be paid to food that contains useful elements, fresh vegetables and juices Lemon Most of the food, as well as drinking warm liquids frequently.

Yomna Al-Dali, Consultant for Chest Diseases and Allergies, presents a brief treatment prescription based on taking antipyretics in a controlled manner every 4-6 hours, depending on the magnitude of the child’s temperature, noting that: “ This role is severely impaired by young children, and it takes a week to two weeks for the recovery process to be complete.

And he continued: “The child shouldn’t to sleep In an upright position, it is best to sleep in an inclined position so that it can breathe easily, and children suffering from heart disease from birth should be constantly monitored and provided with medical care, and children suffering from weak immune systems due to diseases such as cancer or due to certain treatments such as chemotherapy.

According to a specialist allergy and chest consultant:

  • Elderly people over the age of 65 can be affected.
  • All surrounding objects must be constantly sterilized and used handkerchiefs must be disposed of.
  • Refrain from to smokeExposure to tobacco smoke causes acute respiratory distress in children during that time.
  • Washing your hands regularly is one of the important habits you need to focus on during this time.
  • Do not share cups with others and constantly sanitize toys and doorknobs.

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