Cold and flu virus wreaked havoc across the world, claimed the lives of 100,000 children in a year – Lancet study

One lakh children died due to cold virus

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Lancet Study on Cold virus: In a new study published in The Lancet journal, important information has been given about the cold virus. It has been told that 100,000 children have died due to this.

common cold-like symptoms virus ,Cold Virus) has killed nearly 100,000 children under the age of five worldwide in 2019. This claim has been made in a new study published in The Lancet journal. This study analyzes the effects of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) on a very young age group for the first time (Lancet Study on Cold Virus, According to the study, more than 45,000 children in the age group of zero to six months died in 2019. One in five deaths due to RSV in the world occurs in this age group.

Research co-author Harish Nair said, RSV is the main cause of respiratory illness in young children and our immediate estimate is that children aged six months or less are more susceptible. Nair is associated with the University of Edinburgh, UK. He said that especially when cases of infection are increasing due to the relaxation of Kovid-19 restrictions around the world and children born in the last two years have not been exposed to RSV (in such a situation they have immunity against this virus. not developed).

There are many vaccines for RAV.

The researcher said that there are many vaccines for RSV and it is being decided who should be vaccinated on a priority basis. He said that pregnant women are also included in the priority groups so that newborn children can be protected from it. The Lancet, in its previous study, said that all types of pollution are responsible for 9 million deaths every year globally and the number of deaths due to air pollution caused by fumes from vehicles and industries after 2000. has increased from 55 percent.

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