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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 12-16

SARS CoV-2 infection in children


Department of Nephrology, Yashoda Hospitals, Secunderabad, Telangana, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Urmila Anandh
Department of Nephrology, Yashoda Hospitals, Secunderabad - 500 003, Telangana
India
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DOI: 10.4103/jrnm.jrnm_14_20

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Limited data suggest that children often have mild and asymptomatic disease, but some do require hospitalization. In a report from China, of the total infections, 2.4% were children. Although most children infected with SARS-CoV-2 have either asymptomatic (4%), mild illness (51%), or moderate illness (39%), severe illness has been reported in 6% of pediatric cases. The incubation period is similar to that of adults. This article briefly outlines SARS CoV-2 Infection in Children.


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