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Tech & Science: Enteroviren, Corona, Influenza A, RSV and Adenoviren: Child in Austria fights with five-fold infection

Doctor: Children's clinics due to respiratory infections on the limit

 Doctor: Children's clinics due to respiratory infections on the limit due to increasing cases of infections with the respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) In children, also in Germany, a pediatrician raises alarm. © Friso Gentsch/dpa The employees of the employees in a hospital are closed with padlocks. There is a "dramatic epidemic event in the northern hemisphere," said the child-intensive and emergency doctor Florian Hoffmann of the German Press Agency.

Bei einem kranken Kind wird Fieber gemessen. © Patrick Pleul/dpa In a sick child, fever is measured. Enteroviruses, Corona, Influenza A, RSV and Adenoviren: Child in Austria fights with five-fold infection

Corona, RSV, the flu: In Germany and Austria, some diseases are in circulation. A toddler caught it particularly violently.

Vienna/Munich - The acute scarcity in the children's clinics in Germany has been causing a sensation for weeks. The background is the respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). An infection wave with shortness of breath in children makes intensive care units come to their limit. In response, the German Child Protection Association called for a “quick financial emergency program” at the beginning of December.

RSV: Which warning signs indicate an infection with the RS virus

 RSV: Which warning signs indicate an infection with the RS virus almost every child in the first two years makes an infection with the respiratory syncytial virus, in short: RSV. The professional association of pediatricians (BVKJ) draws attention to this. © Christin Klose/dpa-tmn fever, cough, a rattling breath: all of this can indicate an RSV infection of the child. , especially in infants under four months and children with chronic diseases, the respiratory disease can be so severe that it has to be treated in the hospital.

not only in Germany, but also in Austria, the health system is very challenged. RSV, Corona and flu: A triple virus wave is overrun. However, a doctor from Vienna reports on a strange suffering at the children's ward. Accordingly, a toddler not only fights with the Coronavirus, with RSV and influenza, but also with two other diseases.

Exceptional case in Austria: Baby illuminated at five infections at the same time

Judith Aberle from the Medical University of Vienna announced via Twitter to have seen the finding of a toddler with a viral, five -time infection. Several newspapers reported unanimously.

As a result, the virologist wrote on the social media platform on Tuesday (December 23): “Today for the first time the finding of a toddler with PCR-confirmed five-time infection: Enteroviren, Sars-Cov-2, Influenza A, RSV and Adenoviren . ”There is initially no further information about the age or gender of the child.

How stressful a five-time infection for the body of a toddler has to be obvious. Warnings of a combined wave from the coronavirus and influenza were sufficient before autumn 2022. It remains uncertain whether a five-time infection is an exception. (MBR)

Corona infections create, but these pathogens actually drive the wave of colds! .
After two pandemic winter, the Coronavirus only plays a supporting role in the current cool season. Other pathogens have displaced Covid and temporarily put millions of Germans out of action. © provided by Berliner Kurier by Lockdown and tightened Corona measures is not mentioned anywhere, although millions of people are currently ill, thousands of Corona, but far more people in other colds. The nationwide corona incidence has risen slightly again last week.

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