Epidemiological Characteristics of New Coronavirus Diseases (COVID-19): Features of Risk Factors and Clinical Features of the Child Population
Kanatzhan Kemelbekov 1 * , Elmira Ospanova 2, Bakhtygul Baimakhanova 3, Zharylkap Zhumabekov 3, Klara Zholdas 4, Zhuldyz Yessentayeva 5, Akerke Zaidulla 6
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1 PhD, Assistant of the Department of Pediatrics-2, South Kazakhstan Medical Academy, 160000 Shymkent, Al-Farabi-1, KAZAKHSTAN
2 Associate Professor of the Department of Preventive Medicine, Khoja Akhmet Yassawi International Kazakh-Turkish University, Turkestan, KAZAKHSTAN
3 Associate Professor of the Department of Pediatrics -1,2, South Kazakhstan Medical Academy, 160000 Shymkent, Al-Farabi-1, KAZAKHSTAN
4 Senior Lecturer of the Department of Preventive Medicine, Khoja Akhmet Yassawi International Kazakh-Turkish University, Turkestan, KAZAKHSTAN
5 Teacher of the Department of Preventive Medicine, Khoja Akhmet Yassawi International Kazakh-Turkish University, Turkestan, KAZAKHSTAN
6 Resident Student of the Department of Pediatrics, South Kazakhstan Medical Academy, 160000 Shymkent, Al-Farabi-1, KAZAKHSTAN
* Corresponding Author

Abstract

The article presents features of epidemiology and clinical picture of a new virus - COVID-2019 in Kazakhstan, features of dynamics among the child population. As of April 15, 2020, there are 1,295 cases of COVID-19. In total, the infection was confirmed in 80 children. Among them, one newborn, two children under one year old and this has allowed to limit the spread of this serious disease with the cooperation of all citizens in terms of containment and individual protection measures. Objective: to evaluate the prevalence, clinical and epidemiological features and risk factors of COVID-19 in children of different ages. The design of the study corresponded to the observational analytical one. The COVID-19 pandemic has spread very quickly, so it is children of all ages who should be the focus of special attention, as they play a huge role in the spread of the disease.

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Article Type: Original Article

https://doi.org/10.29333/ejgm/8268

Electron J Gen Med, 2020 - Volume 17 Issue 6, Article No: em252

Publication date: 14 May 2020

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