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Omicron may be ‘mild’, but cases among children tell a different story

Hospitalisations and the need for intensive care treatment among minors are higher for the variant, say researchers

31 March 2022 - 20:21 By Linda Lew

The Omicron variant of Covid-19 has been linked to more hospitalisation, severe complications and deaths of young children than previous waves of the virus, suggesting the highly contagious strain may not be as mild as initially thought, according to a Hong Kong-based study. ..

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