26-nation review reveals kids more resilient against COVID-19 | #covid19 | #kids | #childern

“Our data is compiled from 131 studies and encompasses 7,780 patients who span the pediatric age spectrum,” said study senior author Alvaro Moreira, assistant professor of pediatrics at UT Health San Antonio.

“Furthermore, we summarize treatments that were administered and offer an initial glimpse of a handful of patients who met the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) criteria for multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children,” said Moreira in the study appeared in EClinicalMedicine, a journal of The Lancet.

The most frequent symptoms among kids, similar to the adult population, were fever and cough. Those were found in 59 per cent and 56 per cent of the pediatric population.


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