About 51 percent of children with COVID-19 who underwent testing had co-infections with other respiratory pathogens, a study to be published in the journal Pediatrics shows.
They found 51.35 percent of the 34 patients who underwent nucleic acid testing were infected with other pathogens in addition to the new coronavirus.
About 95 percent of the pediatric cases were household contacts of adults who had developed coronavirus symptoms earlier. Cough and fever were the predominant symptoms for 59.46 percent of the symptomatic pediatric patients.
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