A US study has warned that Covid-19 infections among children could lead to thousands of hospitalisations, with the very young most at risk. Photo: AFP A US study has warned that Covid-19 infections among children could lead to thousands of hospitalisations, with the very young most at risk. Photo: AFP
A US study has warned that Covid-19 infections among children could lead to thousands of hospitalisations, with the very young most at risk. Photo: AFP
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US coronavirus study warns sick children could overwhelm health system

  • Lower risk of fatality from Covid-19 among children has led to a sense of complacency that does not add up, new research warns
  • ‘Urgent’ need to prepare for influx of paediatric cases with infants and very young most at risk

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A US study has warned that Covid-19 infections among children could lead to thousands of hospitalisations, with the very young most at risk. Photo: AFP A US study has warned that Covid-19 infections among children could lead to thousands of hospitalisations, with the very young most at risk. Photo: AFP
A US study has warned that Covid-19 infections among children could lead to thousands of hospitalisations, with the very young most at risk. Photo: AFP
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