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10 ways to protect your child from developing MDS

Children's Multiple System Inflammation Syndrome (MIS-C) is a serious condition that appears to be associated with Coronavirus disease, and most children who contract Covid 19 develop only minor symptoms, but for children whose condition worsens to MS, some organs And their tissues become very inflamed, such as the heart, lungs, blood vessels, kidneys, digestive system, brain, skin or eyes. Signs and symptoms depend on the part of your body that is affected.

Methods of prevention

The best way to prevent your child from developing multiple systemic inflammatory syndrome is to take appropriate measures to avoid exposure to the Coronavirus and teach your child how to follow them. The World Health Organization (CDC) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend that you follow the following precautions to avoid exposure to the virus that causes corona.

Take care of hand hygiene:

You must wash your hands frequently with soap and water, and the washing time should not be less than 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.

Avoid close contact with sick patients:

In particular, you should avoid close contact with people who are coughing or sneezing, or who are showing other signs that may indicate their illness or the possibility of being contagious.

Commitment to social distancing:

This means that you and your child must keep at least 6 feet (2 meters) away from others when outside the home.

Wearing cloth masks in public places:

When it is difficult to adhere to social distancing, you and your child, if he is two years old or more, should wear a mask that covers the nose and mouth.

Avoid touching the nose, eyes and mouth:

Encourage your child to follow suit and avoid touching his face.

Cover your mouth with a tissue or your elbow when sneezing or coughing:

You should practice with your child covering the mouth when sneezing or coughing to avoid spreading germs.

Daily cleaning of frequently touched surfaces:

This includes several areas in your home such as doorknobs, lighting buttons, remote controls, knobs, kitchen counters, tables, chairs, desks, keyboards, water taps, sinks and toilets.

Wash clothes and other things as needed

: Use water in the hottest temperature suitable, also remember to wash the washable toys.