WHAT IS SUPER FLU? IT SHOWS SYMPTOMS SIMILAR TO COVID-19

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WHAT IS SUPER FLU, WHAT ARE ITS SYMPTOMS? IT SHOWS SYMPTOMS SIMILAR TO COVID-19!

Recently, as the weather has cooled down a lot, winter diseases have also started to have a widespread effect. Covid-19, omicron and the influenza virus are now experiencing increases in super flu. So, what is super flu, what are its symptoms? Here are warnings from experts..

Searches for the common cold super flu, which shows flu-like symptoms, have picked up speed in recent days. Many citizens who have health problems are wondering which disease they are experiencing is caused by. It seems that the symptoms of Covid-19, omicron, influenza virus and super flu are similar to each other and can become difficult to understand.

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WHAT IS SUPER FLU, WHAT ARE ITS SYMPTOMS?

At Akdeniz University, Professor Doctor notes that the currently circulating “super flu” is a consequence of the respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). Symptoms of super flu are similar to Covid-19, but patients’ PCR tests turn out to be negative.

“Super flu” patients show symptoms such as sinus and chest infections, cough, sore throat, fatigue, and loss of taste and smell. Some patients who have had a super cold say that they have not been able to get out of bed for days.

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HOW IS THE SUPER FLU TRANSMITTED, THE SUPER COLD TRANSMITTED?

In addition to their infectiousness, RSV (Respiratory Syncytial Virus) especially affects infants and the elderly under the age of 2 years. The virus can be transmitted by coughing and sneezing, as well as by contact with surfaces and hands.

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President of Organ Transplant Center at MedicalPark Hospital Antalya

Turkey's world-renowned organ transplant specialist. Dr. Demirbaş has 104 international publications and 102 national publications.

Physician's Resume:

Born on August 7, 1963 in Çorum, Prof. Dr. Alper Demirbaş has been continuing his work as the President of MedicalPark Antalya Hospital Organ Transplantation Center since 2008.

Prof. who performed the first tissue incompatible kidney transplant in Turkey, the first blood type incompatible kidney transplant, the first kidney-pancreas transplant program and the first cadaveric donor and live donor liver transplant in Antalya. Dr. As of August 2016, Alper Demirbaş has performed 4900 kidney transplants, 500 liver transplants and 95 pancreas transplants.

In addition to being the chairman of 6 national congresses, he has also been an invited speaker at 12 international and 65 national scientific congresses. Dr. Alper Demirbaş was married and the father of 1 girl and 1 boy.

Awards:

Eczacibasi Medical Award of 2002, Akdeniz University Service Award of 2005, Izder Medical Man of the Year Award of 2006, BÖHAK Medical Man of the Year Award of 2007, Sabah Mediterranean Newspaper Scientist of the Year Award of 2007, ANTIKAD Scientist of the Year Award of 2009, Social Ethics Association Award of 2010, Işık University Medical Man of the Year Award of 2015, VTV Antalya's Brand Value Award of 2015.

Certificates:

Doctor of Medicine Degree Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine Ankara, General Surgeon Ministry of Health Turkey EKFMG (0-477-343-8), University of Miami School of Medicine Member of Multiple Organ Transplant, ASTS Multiorgan Transplant Scholarship. Lecturer at Kyoto University. Lecturer at University of Essen, Research assistant at the University of Cambridge .

Professional Members:

American Society of Transplant Surgeons, American Transplantation Society Nominated, Middle East and Southern Africa Council Transplantation Society 2007, International Liver Transplantation Association, Turkish Transplantation Association, Turkish Society of Surgery, Turkish Hepatobiliary Surgery Association.

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