The threat of tomato fever is increasing rapidly in India. A recent report published in the medical journal The Lancet Respiratory Medicine highlights the increasing number of cases of “tomato fever” in India. The “tomato flu” known as tomato fever strikes children quickly. Today, more than 100 children in India suffer from high fever, joint pain, painful blisters and rashes.
As of July 26, this includes at least 82 children under the age of five in the state of Kerala and 26 children aged nine and under in the state of Odisha. The first case of tomato fever was reported in Kerala’s Kollam district on May 6, 2022. According to the report, cases were reported in three states in India: Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Odisha.
cases of tomato fever in Delhi
In the past, many cases of tomato fever were also reported in Delhi. It said some children were also found infected in some private schools in East Delhi. For this reason, Mother’s Global School in Preet Vihar has closed the class where these students belong for security reasons. Now those children are fine.
Two such cases also came to light at Mother Preeta Vihar’s Global School. This is why the teaching of children takes place through online mode. Also, these schools pay full attention to sanitation. However, some parents are afraid to send their children to school for fear of illness.
In such a situation, it is very important to know how we can protect our children from tomato fever.
Many experts believe that it is very important to follow proper hygiene in order to avoid this disease. This is because it spreads quickly from one child to another.
It is very important to take care of the cleanliness and hygiene of children nearby.
According to the guidelines issued by the government, prevent children from sucking their thumbs.
Also, do not allow them to hug other children.
If your child gets sick, isolate him for a few days.
How to deal with it if your child gets the flu?
If you notice flu symptoms in your child, you should consult a doctor. Do not allow your child to scratch the blisters. It is important to maintain cleanliness and hygiene. Ask the child to rest with adequate hydration.