Rivard Report: Understanding milder symptoms in children could help adults with COVID-19

To get a sense of how the virus can behave in children, a team of researchers at UT Health San Antonio compiled an analysis and review of studies from 26 countries that looked at how COVID-19 affects infants, children and teens. EClinicalMedicine, a journal of The Lancet, on June 26 published the results.

By understanding which variables and predictors lead to better outcomes in children, the medical community can try to optimize them and devise a treatment that might work for adults, said Dr. Alvaro Moreira, Pediatrics-Neonatology, the study’s senior author.

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