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Sore throat, irritating dry cough and hoarse voice.

These are the symptoms of one of the viruses that are currently raging in our country.

It is a seasonal infection, which, however, often leads to laryngitis, writes Telegraph.

This condition is characterized by inflammation of the mucous membrane of the larynx and occurs with a characteristic change in the voice, which becomes hoarse or hoarse, and sometimes there is a complete loss of voice.

However, this is more common in adults where the virus affects the upper respiratory tract.

Symptoms can last between one and two weeks.

Other types of symptoms such as fever, diarrhea, nausea and vomiting are observed in younger children.

Each week, more than 4,300 people die from acute respiratory illnesses, according to data from the Influenza and Respiratory Diseases Information System.

There is an increase in the number of infected people in all age groups, but the most sick children from 0 to 4 years old, followed by the group 5-14 years old. In the districts of Varna, Pazardzhik and Smolyan, the data on morbidity show an increase in the intensity of the spread of respiratory diseases .

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Of all the samples examined, no cases of influenza were proven, and most were positive for respiratory syncytial virus.

It is a common cause of lung and respiratory tract infections.

The transmission of the virus occurs through the air-droplet route, through sneezing and coughing or through contact-household, i.e.

through contact with infected surfaces.

This virus is particularly active in the period from October to April.

Apart from it, cases of parainfluenza virus have also been proven.

This group includes four viruses, each of which carries different symptoms and diseases.

What they have in common is that they cause an infection in the upper or lower respiratory system and resemble a common cold.

The most common symptoms are fever, runny nose or stuffy nose, cough, earache, loss of appetite.

It can also lead to inflammation of the larynx and trachea again.