Flu A cluster of “Korat” primary school children is sick at least 30 people

Flu A cluster has spread, Dr. Jiraruj Pediatrics reveals Korat, primary school children. At least 30 sick people during this period have a high fever, cough, runny nose. In addition to RSV, it can also be influenza A.

Flu A today (22 September 65) Dr. Jirut Chomchoey, pediatrician specializing in respiratory diseases. Pediatrics Maharat Hospital Nakhon Ratchasima Disclosure of information through private Facebook about the outbreak of flu A cluster of primary school students in Mueang District, Nakhon Ratchasima Province, which is information from at least 30 parents.

“The flu A outbreak should have started as early as last week. From a school in Korat, I found about 10 people in the clinic myself until today. getting information from parents And the number of patients seems to be increasing. I thought I warned you from last week. But he won’t escape being snubbed again… But today he doesn’t seem like him anymore. And it seems that the number of sick children has increased,” said Dr Jirarut.

Initially, the disease control agency knew the information. And there are efforts to control the disease as well. This is partly because influenza A has not been epidemic for a long time. together with the strictness of wearing a mask to wash your hands and the screening of sick children before going to school was greatly reduced. And this is the last curve. that children must sit the exam before the semester break

Therefore, during this period, if a high fever, cough, runny nose, as well as RSV is detected, influenza A may also be another cause.

In most cases, the flu can go away on its own. and mild symptoms especially those who receive regular vaccines But if you have severe symptoms such as a high fever that causes seizures, vomiting, not being able to eat. short of breath These should be given antiviral drugs. and treatment in hospital for follow-up

“Who didn’t warn me? I assume that I have served as a pediatrician who is concerned about the health of my children. and don’t want to see No family affected by this issue intends to cause concern or panic,” concluded Dr Jirut.

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