Congenital CMVI is one of the most common intrauterine infections in the world and occurs on average in 0.2–2.5% of live births, and in developed countries, in 0.6–0.7% of newborns. In this case, the source of infection for the fetus is almost always the mother who undergoes CMVI during pregnancy. Exceptions are those extremely rare cases when transfusion transmission of cytomegalovirus (CMV) occurs during intrauterine administration of blood products infected with CMV to the fetus. Intrauterine CMVI develops as a result of pre- or intrapartum infection. With prenatal infection of the fetus, there is a transplacental transmission of CMV. With intranatal – the virus enters the body of the child by aspiration or ingestion of infected amniotic fluid and / or infected secrets of the birth canal of the mother. Continue reading
The effectiveness of the inhalation effects of natural essential oils in the comprehensive prevention of influenza and SARS in children
Influenza and other acute respiratory viral infections (ARVI) are, according to experts, the most widespread diseases and occupy a leading place in the structure of infectious pathology. According to WHO, during epidemic outbreaks of influenza, up to 15% of the population (3-5 million people) get sick, 250-500 thousand of them die. Approximately 20–40 million people per year fall ill with influenza and other acute respiratory viral infections in the Russian Federation, of which 40–60% are children.
The national report on the health of the population of Russia noted that the number of absolutely healthy children decreased to 10%, children with repeated SARS make up 70–75%, with chronic diseases – 15–20%. The largest number of diseases (37%) is observed in children aged 1 year to 14 years. Continue reading