COVID 19: GUIDANCE ON SELF PROTECTION IN CHILDREN
Dr. Ali Khan*, Dr. Ankur Jain, Dr. Rinky Sisodia, Dr. Satish Maran, Dr. Anaya Kulkarni, Dr. Krishna Sagar, Dr. Sapna Mishra
A novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, was reported at the end of 2019 as the cause of a cluster of pneumonia cases that had infected many people in Wuhan, a city in the Hubei province of China, suspected to be the origins of such a new viral infection. COVID-19 quickly spread that caused an outbreak in China which is now a public health crisis. While preventive safety precautions and rotations were enforced, the outbreak spread and then became pandemic. Kids, elderly people and individuals of any age with underlying psychological medical problems can be at elevated risk from COVID-19 for extreme disease. Children and young adults can know simple, age-appropriate knowledge on COVID-19, along with its causes, risks, how it is spread and just how signal can be stopped. Keep updated about COVID-19 across esteemed outlets including such UNICEF, WHO and advisories from the national health ministry. Virus exposure in the school / childcare environment, as well as at home and in the neighbourhood, is exacerbated because children are usually less consistent with good infection control and breathing grooming procedures, socialize with other educators / kids in a manner that is likely to enhance spread and may shed their infection up to times as large as adults.
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