Can children take adult pain medicine? Experts urge caution as shortage continues
Pharmacists say parents should be cautious when substituting children's pain medications with drugs like Advil and Tylenol for adults amid pediatric drug shortages in Canada. With an ongoing shortage of children’s pain medication in Canada, pharmacists say parents should be cautious in substituting pediatric medications with drugs like Advil and Tylenol made for adults.
In North Rhine-Westphalia, significantly fewer children and adolescents have been vaccinated in Corona pandemic than in the past. Compared to the pre-pandemy year 2019, there was a decrease of 13 percent in 2021, the health insurance company said DAK-Gesundheit in Düsseldorf.
The third largest German health insurance company compared the vaccinations based on the data of 142,000 insured children and adolescents in NRW. Around 187,000 fewer girls and boys were vaccinated in NRW 2021 in NRW 2021.
The health insurance company spoke of a “vaccine” and pointed out that North Rhine-Westphalia was under the national trend in various types of vaccinations. The considerable declines have been observed for a long time. "Corona pandemic has strengthened this negative trend," said NRW boss Klaus Overdiek. The unusual or shifted vaccinations should be made up for urgently. According to the survey,
was accepted, among other things, when vaccinations, for example against diphtheria, whooping cough, tetanus or paralysis. 80,000 less children were vaccinated here last year than in 2019.
A special case was the measles-mumps-red vaccination: While this triple vaccination in 2021 decreased by 27 percent, the four-fold vaccination, in which there is also vaccination against chickenpox , administered more often with an increase of twelve percent last year.
Turkish authorities require insurance proof .
. The Turkish authorities now require oil tankers to pass through the Bosphorus and the Dardanellen. Cases in which attempts were made to disguise insurance protection was known, it was said to be justified by authorities. Due to the EU, which was introduced on Tuesday, the EU, the G7 countries and Australia to Russian oil deliveries, the insurance of tankers with Russian load is significantly more difficult.