Prof. Dr. Elif Dagli, that’s to be the dominant virus mutation showing the British and the number of cases that are rapidly changing the characteristics of the epidemic and the increase in children began to appear symptoms of the disease in Turkey, he said. So, what are the symptoms of mutant viruses in children?

With the increasing influence of Turkey in the age group of mutant virus has also changed. On the subject, Elif Dağlı reminded that in the first months of the Covid-19 epidemic, children did not get sick much, even if they got sick, they had a mild illness and did not spread the virus.


In a written statement, Dağlı said that, when the wide-ranging studies on Covid-19 in children around the world were examined, the disease passed without symptoms in 16-19 percent of children, while the symptoms were the most Frequent fever, cough, sore throat, nasal stuffiness and runny, and include headache, muscle pain, fatigue, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting. He stated that the conclusions he could accompany were reached.

Expressing that the loss of taste and smell in children is valuable for the diagnosis of Covid-19, Dağlı said, frequent and difficult breathing, at 1 percent skin rash He explained that it can be seen and the symptoms in question can indicate the severity of the disease.


Pointing out that, although rare, Covid-19 in children may be severe requiring hospitalization, Dağlı continued as follows:

“19 percent of hospitalized children are infants younger than 2 months, 42 percent are adolescents in the 12-17 age group. One third of hospitalized children require intensive care. Children with severe illness often have an accompanying chronic disease. signs indicating severe disease in group that is together.

Can be seen in children of all ages, 2-6 weeks after the diagnosis of Kovid, affecting the multi-organ system Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome (MIS-C) It is a life threatening picture. It has become a diagnosis that pediatricians should keep in mind these days when the disease is increasing in the society. 73 percent of these patients have no underlying disease. Persistent fever, skin rash, redness of the eyes, gastrointestinal system findings with Kawasaki disease It imitates and shows clinical signs of the heart and central nervous system. “

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