Underlying Medical Conditions Associated With Severe COVID-19 Illness Among Children

JAMA Network Open

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What The Study Did: Among children with a COVID-19 diagnosis, researchers in this study examined what other conditions are common and which are associated with severe COVID-19 illness.

Authors: Lyudmyla Kompaniyets, Ph.D., of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.11182)

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