Intensive care admissions of children with paediatric inflammatory multisystem syndrome temporally associated with SARS-CoV-2 (PIMS-TS) in the UK: a multicentre observational study

The COVID-19 pandemic caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has been associated with nearly 10·5 million infections and more than 500 000 deaths worldwide as of June 30, 2020.1 Although approximately 3–5% of adults with SARS-CoV-2 infection require admission to critical care,2,3 children appear to be relatively spared in terms of both frequency and severity of illness.4–7 Data published so far indicate that the main reason for admission to intensive care units in children with COVID-19, similar to adults, has been respiratory disease, particularly in children with comorbidities.

Intensive care admissions of children with paediatric inflammatory multisystem syndrome temporally associated with SARS-CoV-2 (PIMS-TS) in the UK: a multicentre observational study
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