This ripple is not small! The ‘boost vaccine’ is very important, repeating that Long COVID also occurs in children.

Wednesday, 30th November, 2022, 9:19 am

This ripple is not small! The ‘boost vaccine’ is very important, repeating that Long COVID also occurs in children.

November 30, 2022 Association of Professor Dr. Teera Worathanarat, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University Post a message via private Facebook. Regarding the situation of COVID-19 infection during this period, the content is as follows…

30 November 2022…

Yesterday, worldwide, there were 421,311 additional infections, 825 additional deaths, a total of 646,868,327 people, a total of 6,638,457 deaths.

The top 5 most infected are Japan, France, South Korea, Brazil and Taiwan.

As of yesterday, in the number of new infections, countries from Europe and Asia occupied seven of the top 10 and 14 of the top 20 globally.

The number of new infections per day worldwide is currently from Asia and Europe Together, accounting for 82.83 percent of the world, while the number of deaths accounts for 63.15 percent.

…Prolonged COVID Update in children

Dumont R et al from Switzerland The results of the research were published in the journal Nature Communications yesterday, 29 November 2022.

By surveying Long COVID abnormal symptom problems and testing for antibodies that indicate previous COVID-19 infection among children 6 months to 17 years old, a total of 1,034 people from 612 families since December. 2021 – February 2022

The important thing was found. Overall, the antibody-positive children had a 1.8 times higher incidence of Long COVID than those without the antibody, and were born in both males and females.

However, on detailed analysis, older children aged 12-17 years who tested positive for antibodies were found to have a significantly higher prevalence of Long COVID than those who did not detect antibodies. with a prevalence difference of 8.3% (confidence interval 3.5%-13.5%).

The results of this study are in line with previous research from other countries showing that prolonged cases of COVID also occur in children. especially older children/teenagers Parents or guardians, including teachers, should help each other to look after, prevent and reduce the risk of spreading infections in families, schools and educational institutions.

If the child is already infected After recovering from the initial illness the child’s health should be assessed regularly. If there is an abnormality it should be taken to see a doctor for diagnosis. and provide appropriate care

… The situation of our country If you look around, you will know that there is a big epidemic.

Everyday life, working, studying, shopping, exercising or traveling in different places should be careful and not careless.

Where it’s crowded, I see a lot of people who don’t protect themselves. poor ventilation should be avoided

At work, if you share a room, share a location. Always wear a mask do not eat and drink together

Hospitals must be careful of the spread among medical personnel. and patients who are in hospital in various wards Disease screening is necessary.

Getting the booster vaccination is very important.

Above all, wearing a mask correctly and consistently will greatly reduce the risk.

… Not small, this wave …

Perception of harm and risk should not be minimized because they directly affect cognition. and the protective behavior of the public

refer

Dumont R et al. A population-based serological study of the prevalence of post-COVID syndrome and risk factors in children and young people. Nature Communication. 29 November 2022.

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