It also said that children with moderate and normal exposure were not affected by side effects after recovering from the coronavirus.
The federal government, which has issued new corona guidelines for people under the age of 18, has advised them not to use the remdesivir and to refrain from prescribing CT scans and steroid medications.
The incidence of coronavirus in India is slowly declining. The spread rate has come under control due to drastic measures taken by the central and state governments. The National Corona Prevention Committee has explained that the next wave is said to affect children. He said there was no evidence that the 3rd wave could affect children, and that most of the children affected by the second wave had low immunity. It also said that children with moderate and normal exposure were not affected by side effects after recovering from the coronavirus.
Following this, the Federal Department of Health released new guidelines for the treatment of children infected with the coronavirus. It features a variety of guidelines, including the use of remdesivir and steroid medications.
Because steroid pills are dangerous for children, they should not be prescribed to people with mild symptoms and no symptoms. May recommend an HRCD scan. For mild infections, paracetamol 10-15mg power dose can be given at intervals of four to six hours. Children with a cough may be advised to mix salt in warm water and gargle.
Oxygen therapy may be given if moderate or severe severity of the infection is known. It is not necessary to give corticosteroids to all children with mild infections
Children infected with the corona virus should continue treatment with all the necessary measures to regulate respiration in the face of severe exposure, following the instructions already given. Antimicrobial therapy may be given if there is a symptom or suspicion of a bacterial infection. Precautions should be taken if there is a risk of organ loss.
It also said that children under the age of 5 do not need a mask and that children under the age of 12 should wear the mask on parental instructions. Recommend a scan only if necessary. It said not to recommend CT scans for all children.