Seasonal effect on corona: Pay attention to these symptoms! Ministry of Health Social Sciences Board member Prof. Dr. Mustafa Necmi İlhan said that it was seen that coronavirus findings could vary according to the season.
Gazi University Faculty of Medicine Dean, Head of Public Health Department and a member of the Social Sciences Board of the Ministry of Health. Dr. İlhan drew attention to the seasonal change of coronavirus symptoms.
Prof. Dr. Stating that fever, cough, weakness, and respiratory symptoms were more prominent in the first place in coronavirus, İlhan said, "Later, there were cases with fever with the summer period and there were also cases who did not. Afterwards, stomach and intestinal gastroenterology findings were added more. started.
We witnessed that with findings such as taste perception, smell disorder and diarrhea, citizens mostly applied as coronavirus patients. When we look now, with the cooling of the season and the winter, people started to have respiratory congestion, fever and cough again. Recently, cough is a finding that should be paid more attention. If our citizens have findings they think they do not have before, if they have complaints such as 'I have never been this sick before, I did not have this much joint pain, I did not have this much cough', if there are similar complaints around them and also have suspicious contact or close contact stories they should consult a doctor.
"MEN LOSE MORE LIVES"
Prof. Dr. Noting that coronavirus cases are currently most common between the 24-49 age group, İlhan stated that there are more men in this group.
Prof. Dr. İlhan said, "Because men are more outside, they are more wandering. When we look at the advancing ages, the incidence of women or men is very similar, especially over the age of 65, but those who die are more than men. For this reason, coronavirus causes more deaths for men as in other diseases. We have to say that there are also deaths and patients at younger ages. However, more than 95 percent of deaths under the age of 24 have previously had chronic risk factors. Like cancer, obstructive diseases in the lungs such as kidney failure. In fact, the process has been the same from the beginning, young people find more outside, carry more coronavirus, adults are more affected and naturally they die more.
"RESTRICTIONS MAY CONCENTRATE IN SOCIAL AREAS, RESTAURANTS, SHOPPING MALLS CAN BE CLOSED EARLY AND OPEN LATE"
Prof. Dr. İlhan pointed out that there may be new restrictions in provinces where coronavirus is more intense, "These are under the authority of provincial sanitation boards. Restrictions may be more concentrated in social areas. Restaurants and shopping centers may be closed earlier, opening later, and stricter measures may be in question in public transport. People gathering in open spaces