Covid delta variation affects children in the US, increases hospitalizations

According to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Covid-19 cases, emergency department visits, and hospital admission rose between June and August among children aged 0-17 years in the USA (CDC).

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Covid delta variation affects children in the US, increases hospitalizations

According to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Covid-19 cases, emergency department visits and hospital admission rose between June and August among children aged 0-17 years in the USA (CDC).

The studies published in CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Report on Friday reported that, over a two-week period (14-27 August), visits to the Covid 19 emergency department and hospital admissions in the age group in the states with the lowest vaccination coverage were 3.4 and 3.7 times higher than those with the highest inoculation rates. Meanwhile, during the period from late June to mid-August, the weekly hospitalization rates of Covid-19 linked with the highly transmissible Delta variety surged almost five times over, a second CDC report also released on Friday revealed.

Including the proportions of hospitals and adolescents with a serious illness before and during the Delta predominance, according to the research, hospitalization was 10 times greater among non-vaccinated youngsters than among fully inoculated adolescents. The report claimed.

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children’s Hospital Association, the Child Covid-19 instances are increasing, with nearly 204,000 cases added last week. In addition, 22.4% of reported weekly cases were for youngsters for the week ending the 26th of August.

Approximately 4.8 million children have tested positive in Covid-19, a study from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children’s Hospital Association stated, since the beginning of the US epidemic earlier in the year.

(Source – Business Standard)

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Covid delta variation affects children in the US, increases hospitalizations
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According to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Covid-19 cases, emergency department visits, and hospital admission rose between June and August among children aged 0-17 years in the USA (CDC).
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