Fyn extreme hard hit by the dreaded lung disease

Many small funen young children have this year been hit by kighose. The dreaded respiratory infection has hit the island of Funen hard in years. Nearly 35 p

Fyn extreme hard hit by the dreaded lung disease

Many small funen young children have this year been hit by kighose.

The dreaded respiratory infection has hit the island of Funen hard in years.

Nearly 35 percent of the cases among children between one and four years, which have been registered in the year, is from the island of Fyn.

It writes fyfe.dk, which tells that børnelægerne at Odense university Hospital for the same reason, have been busy with taking care of the many sick children.

99 out of the total 286 children between one and four years, which has been hit by whooping cough in years, lives on the island of Funen.

these are figures from the Statens Serum Institut, which shows the unusual high local incidence.

Also among the natives of funen in the other age groups are severely affected by whooping cough than the rest of the country.

the Symptoms of kighose is dry cough, and a fighting sound from the lungs. The disease can be life-threatening for very young children, who may not get the necessary oxygen to the brain.

Updated Date: 02 December 2019, 10:00

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