Health reveals symptoms of infection with the syncytial virus.. Details

The Ministry of Health and Population revealed symptoms of respiratory diseases in children, such as syncytial virus, which were (difficulty breathing, fever, runny nose, vomiting, sore throat), stressing that a specialist should be visited when any of these symptoms appear on the child to receive care. and appropriate treatment.

Dr. Hossam Abdel Ghaffar, a spokesman for the Ministry of Health and Population, indicated to “The Seventh Day” that the ministry has a strong epidemiological surveillance system for infectious diseases, in 27 facilities, explaining that since 2020 a number of simple cases that were diagnosed were monitored and then the disease disappeared, In October and November 2022, the seasonal attack of this virus began to be monitored, indicating that the pathological symptoms of the virus are simple to moderate, but its prevalence rates are high..

He stressed that there is no antibiotic to treat this disease because it is “viral” and not “bacterial”, and there is no vaccine for it yet, due to the periodic change in the virus’s proteins, but there is a treatment that is given to children at a young age, stressing that the most important methods of treating minor symptoms are Home comfort, and the use of fever reducers as directed by a doctor, warning against the wrong use of antibiotics in such pathological conditions..

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