In winter, the flu looks like it looks and the days that are taking place in the affected area are increasing. Back to school after Christmas holidays and the last days the cold waves can quickly spread the virus.
Influenza activity is close to epidemic section 55.5 cases are based on a 100,000-year-old (one year), which is expected in late January throughout Spain, although in some places, such as Cantabria, Navarre, Basque Country and Melilla, and epidemic levels.
Great Infant Infection
Patients can transmit the disease from day to day before symptoms begin After the occurrence of the disease, three to seven days. Children can also spread influenza for more than seven days after the onset of symptoms.
In fact, children are the first to fight against the flu. The highest infection rate is from zero to four years old, and is between five and fourteen.
Influenza A, a virus this year
Influenza is an infectious disease, the infectious disease of the respiratory tract, a disease caused by a virus and changes in its superficial antigens. That is, every year, new tensions appear or the ones that exist exist vary.
According to the Health Care Institute of the Carlos III Health Institute, this season, A feasible virus is A (Tension N1H1 / pdm09, 49% and H3N2, 51%).
According to the Asociación Española de Intensivos Médicos y Asociación de Críticos Coronarios (Semicyuc), the flu influences the A "hospitalization needs more patients" and usually creates a higher rate of complicated viral pneumonia.
In cases of emergency hospitalization, 96% of the viruses are A flu and 4% B. In these cases, 51% of the most serious cases have been registered in the 64-year group, aged between 45 and 64 (27%).
Most people with flu are a mild symptom and rest with fever, fluid and antipyretic fever. However, in some cases, bronchitis or severe pneumonia may occur. For this reason, especially in the case of children, that is It is important to see the doctor urgently The child has difficulty breathing, pain or pressure in the chest or abdomen, or if fever continues to be severe.
Keys to avoiding infection
Wash your hands frequently, especially after eating and having other contacts.
Avoid direct contact with the patient, and not transferring children to school.
Listen to your coughs and squeeze their mouths and teach them in the dustbin.
Clean and disinfect the toys and objects that children touch and suck (especially if they touch and suck someone else).
Avoid contact with patients, cups, plates and saliva or nose secretions. It is a complex point, especially in kindergartens and kindergartens, but it is very important to establish basic hygiene measures to prevent contamination.
Clean and ventilate the house in just a few minutes each day, leave some time on the streets to avoid children close to the children and many places.
Healthy food, exercise and good rest: healthy foods help strengthen the immune system of the child, preventing infections. The consumption of fruit and vegetables should be increased, especially vitamin A (cereals, vegetables, meat and dairy products), E (olive oil, nuts, etc.) and C (especially orange, mandarin or kiwi).
vaccines: Vaccine is recommended especially for people who are suffering from flu (immune compromised people, the elderly, pregnant women) and those who are in contact with high-risk groups.
Are you still getting a vaccine?
The campaign begins to appear in October, but for now. The vaccine will begin to take about two weeks after its application, so delaying the vaccine is not recommended, although vaccines may continue to be followed by some of the later administrations.
Pregnant women are especially recommended, as well as their mother's protection, if the risk of hospitalization is deemed necessary for a period of eight years, it protects the baby during the first six months.