Approved a new version of the guidelines for the treatment of coronavirus infection in children, RIA Novosti reported. The document was updated based on the experience of pediatric patients in Russia and abroad.
The recommendations stated that in Russia children with coronavirus amount to 6-7% of the total number of patients. The last version of the document, the Ministry of health published in April. The Agency noted that hospitalization is needed for ten percent of affected children, severe cases do not exceed one percent.
In the new document abolished the recommendation to use lopinavir/ritonavir for children and adults. The drug was used in China, Iran and the United States and have not proved effective.
At the end of June Rospotrebnadzor recommended to the adults to ensure that their children often wash their hands with soap and water, keep your distance not less than two meters, and choose solitary places for walks.