The first case of monkeypox has just been reported to have entered Indonesia. Not yet finished, the world of health is buzzing with a new infectious disease called tomato flu.
Mothers seem to need to be aware of this one disease because it is said to attack several children under 5 years old in India. Tomato flu has so far been known to have infected 82 children under the age of 5 years.
Launch The Lancet Respiratory Medicine, tomato flu was first identified in India on 6 May. It was named tomato flu or tomato fever because this disease is characterized by the presence of red blisters on the surface of the skin.
The viral infection is also known to be accompanied by joint pain and fever. Although not to cause death, the presence of tomato flu still has to be watched out for.
“A new virus called Tomato Flu or tomato fever has been spreading in India in the state of Kerala in children under 5 years old,” the report said.
“This rare viral infection exists in endemic areas and is not believed to be life threatening, however due to the dire experience with the Covid-19 pandemic, precautionary management is necessary to prevent further outbreaks.”
Launch The Indian Express, Tomato flu is called an unidentified disease, Mother. Local doctors in India revealed serious symptoms of tomato flu that is prone to attack children under 5 years old, namely acute dehydration.
If this happens, then the next are cramps, skin problems, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, discoloration of the hands, knees, buttocks, coughing, sneezing, and runny nose.
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