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Kids who do get it seem to have milder infections than adults or older people. Experts are still learning about COVID-19, so we don't have all the information yet. Still, parents wonder what to do if their child gets sick. What If My Child Gets a Fever, Cough, or Sore Throat?
Spotting the Sick Child is an interactive tool commissioned by the Department of Health and Health Education England to support health professionals in the assessment of the acutely sick child. Children need a different approach from adults and many health professionals are anxious about assessing children.
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About SickKids. The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), affiliated with the University of Toronto, is Canada's most research-intensive hospital and the largest centre dedicated to improving children's health in the country. As innovators in child health, SickKids improves the health of children by integrating care, research and teaching.
If you are sick with COVID-19 or suspect you are infected with the virus that causes COVID-19, you should take steps to help prevent the disease from spreading to people in your home and community. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a virus (more specifically, a coronavirus) identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness ...
Knowing what to do when your kids are sick can help them feel better faster and decrease unnecessary calls or visits to your pediatrician. The usual advice that most parents remember is that they should starve a fever and feed a cold. And although it doesn't help to make your child better, that is usually what naturally happens. ...
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When your kid is sick with a cold or any respiratory virus, most parents jump to action. When it comes to most common respiratory viruses, however, your child usually just needs lots of TLC for their symptoms—not a prescription or over-the-counter medication.