"”Search the care of a sick child has difficult breathing”"
"This is småbarnsföräldrarnas skräckbesked:"
"the RS-virus is on the rise – more than twice as many cases have been identified compared with the previous year. "
"– the Season starts now, " says Mia Brytting of the Folkhälsomyndigheten to the news agency Siren. "
"For most people it manifests itself as a common cold."
"But mainly for the youngest children and can the RS-virus be dangerous. "
"– It is mainly the first infection, for children under one year, which can become serious. You should seek the care of a sick child has trouble breathing, or have a lot of mucus and not want to eat or drink, " says Mia Brytting of the Folkhälsomyndigheten to the news agency Siren. "
"New figures from the Folkhälsomyndigheten shows that the virus is on the hearty rise. Over 1 800 cases of RS virus have been identified so far during the winter season. According to Folkhälsomyndigheten it is about twice as many as at the same time last year. "
"A third of the cases relate to children under one year. "
"– the Season starts now, " says Mia Brytting to the news agency. "
"According to Folkhälsomyndigheten estimated that virusaktiviteten will continue to increase and reach its peak at the end of February or beginning of march. Every two years, usually the outbreaks become more severe. "
"in Addition to the very smallest of children can elderly and other infection-prone people may need hospital treatment if you suffer from the virus. "
"the RS virus is spread easily and are spread by direct contact, contact with infected objects and by droplet infection like coughing and sneezing. "
"Folkhälsomyndigheten calls for good hand hygiene as a preventive measure. "
"RS is an abbreviation of respiratory syncytievirus. "
"For the most manifests itself as a common cold. Adults and older children have usually no serious trouble. "
"Children under one year is breathing mostly through the nose and are particularly susceptible to the virus then the mucus in the nose and bronchial tubes to become slow and can lead to difficulty breathing. Small children may also find it difficult to be able to eat or drink. "
"A RS-infection often takes longer to get rid of than a common cold."
"Every two years, usually the outbreaks become more severe. "