What is a Virus?
A virus is a very small germ, so small, that without a powerful microscope, you can’t see them, viruses can make us sick, but they can’t do it on their own – they need to be alive in the body of another creature ( Host) is required. They enter our cells only to find their home.
We’re despite everything finding out about corona virus (COVID-19). Far less instances of the infection have been accounted for in youngsters, and it appears to as a rule cause a milder contamination in them than in grown-ups and more old individuals. but some children showed very serious symptoms of this virus.
Here are some basic symptoms presented, if you or your child feel any of them you must should stay at home and get your self tested.
Signs & Symptoms of Corona virus (COVID-19) in children
- Vision problems
- diarrhea or vomiting
- Red, cracked lips
- Red eyes
- Swelling of the hands or feet
- Joint pain
- Fever that lasts many days
- Belly pain
- Looking pale
Some common symptoms :-
- High temperature : feeling hot to touch on your chest or back
- Loss or change to your sense of smell or taste :In this you might notice that you cannot smell or taste anything, or smell or taste is different to normal of some thongs.
- New, continuous cough :Coughing a lot for more than an hour, or 3 or more coughing episodes in 24 hours (if you usually have a cough, it may be worse than usual)
What to do if your children have symptoms?
Call your primary care physician:-
Your PCP knows your kid’s well-being history and will know whether your youngster has any uncommon dangers. The specialist will ask how your kid is getting along and on the off chance that they’ve been around somebody with known or suspected corona-virus. Your PCP’s office will instruct you next and whether you need an in-person visit.
Get a test:-
Get a test related to corona virus.
Stay at home:-
let your child stay at home ,and not to go any where else.self isolate your child.
How to Keep your Family Safe if any of your Child Has COVID-19 Symptoms:-
Keep pets and other family members away from your child as much as possible.
Only one person should take care for the sick child.
Try to keep your child away from other
Let your kids get all needed vaccination for infections like flu.
Others should use a different bathroom from sick child.
Every family member should wash hands well, with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
Try to use alcohol-based hand sanitizer.