Promote prevention to promptly control the pink eye epidemic
Acute conjunctivitis, also known as pink eye, is an inflammation of the
transparent membrane on the surface of the eyeball and the conjunctiva. The
disease can occur at any age, often appears at the time of season change and is
easily spread. Experts say that pink eye can be caused by many different
reasons; among them, the most worrying cause is the virus because it can spread
in the community.
every year, this year, the pink eye epidemic appeared and broke out strongly
from August until now and shows no signs of stopping. Facing the complicated
situation of the epidemic, the Provincial Health sector has coordinated with
departments and localities to promote prevention to promptly control the pink
Vo Van Hanh recommends: When people get sick, the need to go immediately to a
medical facility for diagnosis and treatment instructions, do not arbitrarily
treat at home. Children who are sick should not take them to school or crowded
places. To prevent pink eye, people regularly wash their hands with soap or
antiseptic liquid; do not rub your eyes, nose, or mouth with your hand; do not
share personal items such as eye drop, towels, masks, or eyeglasses.
to records, it is not only in a trend of increasing the number of cases and
visits for pink eye at medical facilities, at schools, there have been many
cases of students leaving school because of pink eye. Currently, teachers are
continuing to connect with parents to promptly record infected cases and
provide guidance on disease prevention for children.