• Coronavirus and Children: How Does COVID-19 Affect Kids?

    2 monthes ago - By UPMC

    Some respiratory illnesses, such as the seasonal flu , put children at risk of serious health complications. Each year, the flu causes millions of illnesses, thousands of hospitalizations, and some deaths in children.
    COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, has spread worldwide. It has caused hundreds of thousands of illnesses and tens of thousands of deaths.
    COVID-19, however, appears to be affecting children at a much lower rate.
    But to date children are getting sick from COVID-19 in much smaller numbers as compared to adults.
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