Doctor Thira reveals long covid study in children reveals symptoms of various system disorders for 2 months

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Even now the situation of the epidemic of COVID-19 will have a decreasing direction But there is still a risk of developing a large number of infections. especially during the opening semester According to statistics, there is a large increase in the number of students infected with COVID-19. Usually, the symptoms of an infected child will have a fever for about 5 days, but will require observation for up to 10 days and follow-up for 14 days.

covid-19 infection In most children, more than 90% will have mild symptoms. But there are groups that need to be especially careful, namely children less than 1 year old and children with severe congenital diseases such as heart disease, lung disease, chronic renal failure. or have low immunity

Most recently, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Teera Woratanarat, Faculty of Medicine Chulalongkorn University Post via facebook page Thira Woratanarat issue Long Covid in children, indicating that

Recently, there is research on Long Covid in children, the largest Danish study to date, published in The Lancet Child&Adolescent Health yesterday, June 22, 2022.

Conduct a survey across Denmark. It covers a population of 10,997 children aged 0-14 years who have been infected with COVID-19, compared to 33,016 children who have never been infected before. and various abnormal symptoms Long Covid by asking through the mother of each child

The main thing that was found was

Group of children infected with COVID-19 will find that there are problems with abnormal symptoms of various systems in the body or Long Covid At least 1 symptom lasting more than 2 months was significantly greater than in the uninfected group.

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Between the ages of 0-3 years, the infection is 1.78 times more likely than the uninfected.

The age range 4-11 years 1.23 times, and the age range 12-14 years 1.21 times.

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