U.S. Study Finds COVID-19 Seldom Severe in Kids

By E.J. Mundell
HealthDay Reporter

TUESDAY, April seven, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Mirroring findings from a equivalent examine in China, the initial complete tally of coronavirus infection in American young children shows it really is much a lot less most likely to induce intense health issues.

Kids beneath the age of 18 are much a lot less most likely to even be identified with COVID-19 than grownups. Even though individuals beneath the age of 18 make up 22% of the U.S. population, they built up just of situations recorded involving Feb. 12 and April 2, the new examine located.

Even if young children have been built sick by the new coronavirus, that health issues was commonly delicate, explained a team led by Lucy McNamara, of the U.S. Centers for Illness Management and Prevention’s COVID-19 Response Staff.

Just beneath 6% of young children with COVID-19 ended up in the hospital,

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