According to information released by the National Influenza Center,In June, the positive rate of influenza virus detection in southern provinces continued to rise, and some provinces entered the summer high incidence period, dominated by A(H3N2) subtype influenza virus.
In the week from June 6 to June 12, the percentage of influenza-like cases reported by sentinel hospitals in southern provinces accounted for 5.8% of outpatient visits, which was higher than the 5.1% level in the previous week and also higher than the same period in 2019-2021. reached a new high for the same period in recent years.
According to experts, the flu is compared with the common cold,In terms of symptoms, the biggest feature of influenza is the high fever peak, the fever lasts for a long time, and some children will also be accompanied by systemic symptoms such as headache and muscle pain, while the common cold is mainly characterized by respiratory symptoms such as runny nose and cough.
Compared with the common cold, the flu is more prone to complications such as otitis media and pneumonia.
In view of the highly active period of influenza, disease control experts remind that influenza vaccination is one of the most economical and effective measures to prevent influenza.
In addition, daily protective measures should be taken, including frequent hand washing, frequent ventilation, and maintaining respiratory hygiene.