• Many Children With COVID-19 Don't Have Cough or Fever

    1 month ago - By Medscape

    The characteristic COVID-19 symptoms of cough, fever, and shortness of breath are less common in children than adults, according to the Centers for Disease and Prevention Control.
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  • U.S. Study Finds COVID-19 Seldom Severe in Kids

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

    1 month ago - By Web MD

    Children under the age of 18 are far less likely to even be diagnosed with COVID-19 than adults.
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  • Orange County braces for tourist tax plummet, as coronavirus cases rocket closer to 1,000

    1 month ago - By Orlando Sentinel

    Tourist tax collections remained strong in February, up nearly 7% over last year, but Orange County Comptroller Phil Diamond said Monday a sharp drop will come when the results are in for March. The 6% tax on hotel rooms, Airbnbs and other short-term rentals will plummet in wake of unprecedented...
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  • Goodwill forced to lay off workers as stores close

    1 month ago - By Orlando Sentinel

    Goodwill Industries of Central Florida - whose mission is to help people find sustainable work - has had to lay off more than 1,000 of its own employees since the COVID-19 pandemic forced the closure of the region's 29 retail stores. The nonprofit organization initially continued paying workers...
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  • Coronavirus cases reach 200 in Lake, Sumter, 52 in The Villages

    1 month ago - By Orlando Sentinel

    The coronavirus infections in Lake and Sumter counties reached 200 on Tuesday morning, with two new deaths reported in Sumter, state officials said. That brings the total reported deaths from COVID-19 to nine in the two counties, which are home to The Villages, the massive retirement community...
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  • Nine Ways To Have A Happy Easter

    Nine Ways To Have A Happy Easter

    1 month ago - By Scary Mommy

    Let's face it: This COVID-19 quarantine is hard. Many of us are getting desperately tired of being at home. It's challenging to keep your mind - and your kids - occupied within your own four walls. Unfortunately, this pandemic is not yet under control, and by all professional accounts, it's going to take some time to flatten the curve. Responsible citizens are going to have to practice social distancing and stay in for a while longer.
    Even during a pandemic, the days keep passing, and now Easter is quickly approaching. It looks like those of us who celebrate it are going to be doing that...
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  • In US, 1.7% of COVID-19 cases occur in children

    1 month ago - By Healio

    As of April 2, just 1.7% of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United States occurred in children, with more males than females being infected, according to new data published in MMWR.
    Data from 149,760 laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases between Feb. 12 and April 2 showed that 2,572 were patients younger than age 18 years, with a median age of 11 years among pediatric cases. Three children died, although a review to confirm the disease as the likely cause of death is still underway, according to the authors of the report.
    Among the 11% of pediatric cases for which data on signs and...
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