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Title: Protecting Your Children from COVID and Winter Illnesses


1
Protecting Your Children from COVID and Winter
Illnesses
2
Imagine a situation, in which your 10-year-old
complains of sore throat late in the night. You
monitor their temperature along with other
symptoms, and comfort them by saying lets see
how you feel in the morning. If you do not feel
better, we shall visit the doctor.
3
Getting Your Child Tested for COVID-19
  • If your child experiences the below symptoms, it
    is recommended to get their PCR COVID-19 test
    done and isolate them in one room until the
    result comes
  • A fever of 37.5? or more
  • Night sweats or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Sore throat
  • Loss of smell and / or taste.

4
Winter Illnesses in Children
  • Besides flu and severe allergies, following are
    the common winter illnesses amongst children
  • Pneumonia
  • Bronchitis
  • Common cold
  • Stomach flu.

5
  • Watch out for the below symptoms that may occur
    in combination
  • Runny or stuffy nose
  • Dry and / or harsh cough
  • Sore throat
  • Cough with mucus and / or congestion
  • High fever and / or chills
  • Whistling sound while breathing 
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle ache and / or headache.

6
Preventing Winter Illnesses Amongst Children
  • Motivating children to wash their hands
    frequently with soap
  • Bathing or sponging them regularly
  • Engaging them in physical activity
  • Providing them healthy food that includes
    seasonal vegetables and fruits
  • Keeping them warm by dressing them appropriately
  • Keeping them hydrated. 

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To book an appointment with our pediatricians,
call our helpline (021)-111-911-911ORVisit
Here https//hospitals.aku.edu/pakistan/AboutUs/N
ews/Pages/protecting-your-children-from-covid-and-
winter-illnesses.aspx
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