COVID-19 Transmission and Children: The Child is Not to Blame

COVID-19 presents arguably the greatest public health crisis in living memory. One surprising aspect of this pandemic is that children appear to be infected by SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, far less frequently than adults, and when infected typically have mild symptoms,1-3 although emerging reports of a novel Kawasaki disease-like multi-system
inflammatory syndrome necessitate continued surveillance in pediatric patients.

COVID-19 Transmission and Children: The Child is Not to Blame
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