Some of the most comprehensive studies to date show that children have a very low risk of dying from Covid-19 and the threat may be even lower than previously thought.
According to one study, about 99.995% of the 469,982 children in the United Kingdom infected during the year investigated by researchers survived.
In fact, the number of children killed by the virus was lower than initially expected. A study found that of the 61 child deaths associated with a positive Covid-19 test in the United Kingdom, 25 were actually caused by the disease.
Three studies, in which British researchers reviewed medical records in the national healthcare system and collected data from other countries, were published on preprint servers on Thursday. The study has not yet been reviewed by an independent expert and is preliminary.
The study provides some of the most detailed analyzes of severe illness and death from to date. Children’s Covid-19, A subject that is being carefully watched while the school is preparing for the new school year, parents will consider whether their child will be vaccinated if the shot is cleared for a young age. One study focused solely on death and the other two investigated the risk of severe illness and death.
In children, the risk of death or serious illness from Covid-19 remains very low, in a new study
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