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Kolkata: Five infants died due to respiratory infection in Kolkata, know the whole matter

Pankaj Prasad
Five infants died due to respiratory infection in Kolkata
Five infants died due to respiratory infection in Kolkata

Adenoviruses in children usually cause infections in the respiratory and intestinal tracts.

Five children died due to respiratory infection in the last 24 hours in different hospitals of Kolkata city of West Bengal. This has increased the apprehension of increasing cases of Adenovirus in the state. However, are the deaths due to infection or not? There is a state of confusion regarding this.

What is adenovirus?

causes infection. Doctors say that children up to the age of two are at the highest risk of infection. Children between the ages of two and five years are also at a higher risk of infection. Children between the ages of five to 10 can also be vulnerable, but they are less at risk than younger children. Doctors said that children above 10 years of age are at low risk of getting infected with this virus. Nevertheless, caution should be exercised, as most cases are treatable at home. But they are less at risk than younger children. Doctors said that children above 10 years of age are at low risk of getting infected with this virus. Nevertheless, caution should be exercised, as most cases are treatable at home. But they are less at risk than younger children. Doctors said that children above 10 years of age are at low risk of getting infected with this virus. Nevertheless, caution should be exercised, as most cases are treatable at home.

death due to pneumonia

Treatment was going on in college and hospital. Three others were being treated at the Dr BC Roy Post Graduate Institute of Pediatric Sciences. All the five children died due to pneumonia, the official said. We are still waiting for the test report of the nine-month-old girl to confirm whether she died due to adenovirus or not. BC Roy Post Graduate Institute of Pediatric Sciences. All the five children died due to pneumonia, the official said. We are still waiting for the test report of the nine-month-old girl to confirm whether she died due to adenovirus or not. BC Roy Post Graduate Institute of Pediatric Sciences. All the five children died due to pneumonia, the official said. We are still waiting for the test report of the nine-month-old girl to confirm whether she died due to adenovirus or not.

Two infants died in government hospitals

Two infants died in government hospitals in Kolkata. A nine-month-old baby from Chandranagar in neighboring Hooghly district died at the Kolkata Medical College and Hospital, while another child died at the Dr BC Roy Postgraduate Institute of Pediatric Sciences. Both the deaths were reported on Monday.