How To Spot Signs of COVID in kids?

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How To Spot Signs of COVID in kids
How To Spot Signs of COVID in kids

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For kids, it is very important to understand COVID symptoms

The happiness of going back to school, facing the blackboard, sitting on desks, and having lots of gossip is immeasurable. But at the same time, parents should take care of things like COVID safety and symptoms.

Parents should ensure that their kids follow all safety parameters while going to school.

Signs of COVID in kids

According to the WHO, kids gain milder signs of COVID infection than adults.

According to the health experts at Mayo Clinic, fever, loss of taste and smell, cough, chest pain, discolouration on the skin, sore throat, extreme fatigue, nausea, chills, muscle aches, headache, and nasal congestion are some of the expected COVID signs seen in kids. 

After exposure to the virus, these symptoms in kids appear on average in 6 days. Parents should take help from experts as soon as possible if they observe any of the symptoms stated above.

Important: When the kid has complications in breathing or catching his or her breath, is incapable to keep down any liquids, is unable to awaken or has confusion and has bluish lips, it is indispensable to take medical aid instantly.

Duty of every parent

  1. Teach your kid about the virus
  2. Train the kid on wearing a mask
  3. Train the kid on sanitizing hand
  4. Explain to your child the importance of wearing a mask
  5. Tell your kid how often should they sanitize their hands
  6. Tell them about social distancing.

Can kids infect others?

Yes, they can. It has been seen that many kids were asymptomatic, this implies that there is a chance that they could be circulating the disease among residents just like any COVID asymptomatic adult.

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