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  • China - Rise in emergency room visits by children - symptoms include: cold, fever, diarrhea - "air conditioning disease" blamed - Shenzhen, Guangdong Province

    Summer, "Air conditioning disease" jumped in children
    http://www.sina.com.cn 2010 年 07 月 18 日 08:15 Shenzhen Evening News

    Pan Yan reporter reported as summer vacation, blowing air conditioning, eat refreshing cold drink as the main way most families, but also "Air conditioning disease" peak period. Reporters from several hospitals in the city understand that since the beginning of summer, pediatric emergency patient volume at the rise, most visits occur in children with a cold, fever, diarrhea and other symptoms in the "Children's Air Conditioning disease."

    According to pediatrician introduced since the beginning of summer, indoor and outdoor temperature difference increased; many families continued to use air conditioning, home environment in the closed state, home air conditioning heat sink secondary pollution caused by direct stimulation of children's respiratory system; plus summer home longer time, the children were exposed to the air pollution that closed room, leading to discomfort or illness.

    Experts advise, air pollution is a major cause cold symptoms in summer. The survey found that average home air conditioning heat sink on the total amount of up to 160,000 bacteria / cm2, the air conditioning can also be detected in a large number of pathogens. For respiratory, immune system is not perfect children, the chances of infection. How to properly clean and disinfect air conditioning, it becomes a top priority to protect child health. In response, disease control experts said, to prevent air pollution, must first have the correct cleaning awareness, in addition to clean the filter, but also to buy disinfection products with the Ministry of Health permit number, and special air conditioning for the appropriate type disinfectant heat sink for air conditioning cleaned and disinfected regularly. At the same time early in the morning, evening and other low temperature, when to switch off air-conditioning window ventilation may be appropriate, so that the family has a clean and healthy home environment.

    http://news.sina.com.cn/o/2010-07-18...7823665s.shtml

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    Re: China - Rise in emergency room visits by children - symptoms include: cold, fever, diarrhea - Shenzhen, Guangdong Province

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