Rubella: for whom a childhood illness can be dangerous?
Rubella is a viral infectious disease that occurs quite easily in childhood, but harder in adulthood. Rubella is especially dangerous during pregnancy, because it causes severe malformations in the fetus and may even lead to its death.
What you need to know about rubella?
Rubella is a very contagious disease that is transmitted by airborne droplets. You can also become infected through household items, but worst of all, this virus is transmitted from a pregnant woman to the fetus. The patient is contagious about a week before the appearance of the first rash and this is another week after the onset of the rash. If a person does not have specific immunity to rubella developed by an illness or vaccines, the probability of getting sick after contact with a rubella patient is 90% or even higher. Continue reading
What Is Meningococcal Infection? Why is she so dangerous?
Meningococcal infection is potentially fatal, the diseases it provokes are considered in medicine as an emergency. For example, it causes the bacterial form of meningitis, as well as a number of other extremely dangerous diseases.
What should I know about meningococcal infection?
Meningococcal infection has been known since ancient times. About it is mentioned in vIIst. BC, and the first more or less detailed description was given in the middle of the XVII century. This is a bacterium that is transmitted by airborne droplets from person to person. The infection can spread from the throat through the flow of blood to the human brain, which is most dangerous. A person can be a carrier of meningococcal infection, not guessing about it, and infect others while staying healthy. Continue reading
Vitamin D – the main medicine of the summer
Summer is a great time for healing the body with the gifts of nature, which are rich in vital vitamins, minerals, amino acids, fiber and other useful substances. Of course, in the frosty season, you can also get from the multivitamins the whole complex of micro and macro elements, with the exception of one – vitamin D. Because this unique component that combines functions of both vitamin and hormone, unlike other vitamins consumed with food, produced in the human body independently, but it is under the influence of sunlight.
Well, in the midst of the hot season, each of us has the opportunity to please your body with vitamin D and thus prevent many serious diseases.
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