Tag: <span>children</span>


Clinical manifestations of children with COVID-19

Elderly patients infected with SARS-CoV-2 are at high risk to have Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), complications and death. Due to unknown reasons, children with COVID-19 appear to have a milder clinical course compared to adults, and reports of death are scarce. However, pediatric population may play a major role in community spread of SARS-CoV-2....


Confinement affects children’s mental health

Confinement is taking its toll on the health of children, especially the youngest. Children, like many adults, have been confined for a month and a half, an exceptional situation in response to the COVID-19 pandemic that could last longer, until May, and that is affecting all key areas of early childhood neurodevelopment (up to 7...


Children are not immune to COVID-19

So far, the narrative has been that while the coronavirus may cause severe, or even fatal, disease in the elderly, the outcomes for children are reassuring. Nevertheless, there have been a few concerning reports of young people being seriously affected by the virus. Just as with adults, children exposed to the coronavirus can be infected...