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Omicron Symptoms: Such symptoms are being seen in children below the age of 5 years, experts cautioned

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15th January, 2022 10:30 IST
Omicron Symptoms: Such symptoms are being seen in children below the age of 5 years, experts cautioned

The cases of corona infection are increasing very fast all over the world. Most of the cases are coming in front of the Omicron variant of Corona, while in some places the effect of the Delta variant is still visible. Overall, the SARS-CoV-2 virus seems to infect all people. Be it, adults or children, this virus has affected all people equally. Although many studies report that children have shown a better and more robust immune response to the virus, health experts still consider them to be more prone to infection.

Although there is no specific threat to children in the report about Omicron, experts believe that since children have not yet been vaccinated, they are likely to be vulnerable to the virus, among other things. maybe higher than in older people. Cases of infection among children have also been seen increasing rapidly in some parts of America. Let us know in the following slides which symptoms of infection in children have been detected. People are advised to take special precautions regarding these symptoms.

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symptoms of corona in children
At the beginning of the pandemic, experts around the world believed that cases of corona infection in children could be mild or asymptomatic. However, during the second wave, the rate of infection was higher among children. Since the Omicron variant is believed to be more contagious than Delta, experts believe that cases may be higher in children as well. However, no clear data has come out about this so far. Most children around the world have not yet been vaccinated, so experts advise children to take special precautions.

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symptoms of corona in children
In the US, adults, as well as children, are being found infected with Omicron. According to doctors, more or less similar symptoms are being seen in children like other age groups. Symptoms of corona such as fever, fatigue, cough, and loss of smell and taste are also common in children. There have been some reports of more cases of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children. This condition can cause severe swelling of various body parts including children's heart, lungs, blood vessels, kidneys, digestive system, brain, skin, or eyes.

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Special Features of Omicron
The infection of Omicron of Corona continues worldwide. A recent report suggests that due to this, the problem of cough and barking phlegm or croup is being seen in children under 5 years of age. This condition can cause difficulty while coughing. According to doctors, Omicron develops an upper respiratory tract infection that can lead to croup. Not only does this condition block breathing, but a distinctive type of sound can occur during coughing. Usually, it may be accompanied by fever, hoarseness.

How can children be kept safe from infection?
Health experts say, like other people, children should also be told about the measures to protect them from infection. If he has become infected, take special care of the child in isolation. Keep giving warm liquids, hot water. Most of the symptoms get cured through simple home remedies, keep in touch with the doctor regularly. If symptoms worsen, seek medical help immediately.

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