Covid: Delta variant does not cause more serious cases in children, study says

Posted by Graziella L. Posted on September 5, 2021 2:11 PM

According to an American study, the delta variant of Covid-19 does not cause more serious cases in children and adolescents.

American study CDC, the leading federal public health agency in the United States reports that Delta variant from COVID-19 will not cause no more severe cases in children and teenagers. Find rather encouraging, while Back to school worried about its epidemic potential.

This study covers data for about 10% of hospital patients from early March to mid-June and from mid-June to late July, when delta became dominant in the United States. If hospitalization rate in children and adolescents 0 to 17 years old was multiplied by five since the appearance of the new version “the proportion of children and adolescents hospitalized for serious illnesses was the same before and during the period when delta dominated“In fact, the number of children with severe forms of the disease remains low, and the death rate is minimal.

Data collected Center for Disease Prevention and Control demonstrate that vaccine always protect teens from the Delta. In addition, another study estimates that v vaccination of adults helps prevent infection in children. Rochelle Walenski, director of the CDC, reports that “more children are getting Covid-19 because the disease is spreading more“but also that”vaccination works“and what is he”there was no increase in the severity of the disease in children“.

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