They investigate the case of a suspected coronavirus child in Barcelona


An 8-year-old boy from the Chinese city of Wuhan has been admitted to a hospital in Barcelona on suspicion of a coronavirus.

The Public Health Agency of Catalonia is investigating the case of a minor which has presented the characteristic epidemiological symptoms of coronavirus. He was admitted to the Clinical Hospital of Barcelona and is expected to be transferred to the Hospital Sant Joan de Déu where they will perform the corresponding tests to rule out or confirm if it is a case more than coronavirus.

The epidemiological criteria established to suspect a contagion are having been in Wuhan two weeks ago, because the coronavirus has this incubation period, or having had contact with someone who has the disease.

In addition, the main symptoms of coronavirus are fever, cough, sore throat and feeling short of breath. Is disease that has spread In different countries of the world it causes pneumonia, kidney failure, shortness of breath, damages the lungs and reduces white blood cells.
The first confirmed case of coronavirus in Spain was that of a German tourist who was on vacation with four other Germans in La Gomera (Canary Islands), although the country’s health authorities reported that the patient already has a good state of health .


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