Pneumonia: Expert advises parents to protect their children during rainy season


Dr. Chinagozi Adindu, a medical practitioner in Abia advised parents and guardians to protect their children/wards from pneumonia by covering them with warm clothes during rainy season.

Adindu made this known in an interview with newsmen on Tuesday. He also warned adults against exposing themselves to cold during the wet season because this may result to pneumonia.

He said “The children are now enjoying their second term holiday and if you leave them like that, they roam the streets and even enjoy the rain. “So, make sure that you do not allow them to move around when it is raining, because they may catch cold at the end of the day.”

The medical practitioner said Pneumonia is a dangerous infection which has lot of complications if not taken care of.

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