COVID in children: younger children and those from disadvantaged areas are at higher risk of hospitalization – new research

A little boy with a breathing tube sleeping in a hospital bed.

At the peak of the pandemic, especially since 2021, many children and adolescents who were hospitalized had COVID. However, it was never clear what proportion of those who were hospitalized with COVID, presented with sufficiently severe disease, or for a different reason (such as an injury), but happened to test positive for COVID during admission. … Read more