Adenovirus: Virus posing a greater risk, harms these body parts in addition to the lungs

Ayushee JoshiPublish Date: 27 Apr, 2023

Adenovirus: The Adenovirus viral outbreak is getting worse every day. Cases are being filed in this matter quickly in the coming days. According to reports, a two-year-old girl has experienced liver and renal damage as a result of an adenovirus, followed by news from West Bengal and Bangalore. 

Children with respiratory issues are concurrently being admitted to the children’s ward in both public and private hospitals around the state. Breathing problems are reportedly a highly prevalent symptom in youngsters with adenovirus infections. Most of the time, this virus targets youngsters between the ages of 6 months and 2 years. Children that have this virus have damaged livers and kidneys.

Who can get Adenovirus?

Children and people of all ages are susceptible to adenovirus. But, children under the age of five experience it quite frequently. Newborns and young toddlers are frequently exposed to the adenovirus. Another way that this virus spreads is from one child to another child. Children putting objects in their mouths can also spread this infection, according to a Cleveland Clinic investigation. 

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