The percentage of infected children aged below 10 years in the total active COVID-19 cases has risen since March this year.
The median duration between Covid-19 symptoms and diagnosis of ‘acalculous cholecystitis’ was two months
Paediatricians treating MIS cases said the government should have issued an alert about the syndrome much before and intensified the spreading of awareness about its symptoms.
The study findings suggest that recovery for some patients will take longer than one year, and this should be taken into account when planning delivery of healthcare services post-pandemic.
If immunity to reinfection by SARS-CoV-2 wanes among adults, disease burden could remain high in that group, although previous exposure to the virus would lessen the severity of the disease.
18 symptoms were examined, which had different relevance for early detection in different groups.
As per their findings, in people aged over 60, loss of smell was not significant and it was not at all relevant in people over 80.
With responses from 3,762 eligible participants from 56 countries, the researchers identified a total of 203 symptoms in 10 organ systems; of these, 66 symptoms were tracked for seven months.
Some patients with Covid-infected lungs can develop intracranial bleeding due to unavoidable anticoagulant therapies.
Looking after her husband without showing fears was tough but managing children too without letting them know about the condition of their father was a challenging task.
Not many children were affected when the first wave of Covid hit the state last year. However, the second wave saw more children getting infected.
VK Paul, member, (health), Niti Aayog, and chairman of the national Covid task force said that soon, clinical trials to test the safety and efficacy of Covaxin in children aged 2-18 years will start.
Besides COVID-19 infection, the health experts have also raised concerns on other infections such as dengue which is being seen in children.
As soon as she started developing symptoms, her elder son Prabhakar, along his wife and children, left the house.
Many are suffering from mild symptoms of Covid during the second wave. In such cases, treating these at home will help a critical patient get care at limited hospital facilities