US Children, Adolescents Diagnosed With COVID-19

JAMA Network Open

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What The Study Did: In this observational study, data are used to assess the association of demographic and clinical characteristics with severe COVID-19 illness among hospitalized U.S. pediatric patients with COVID-19.

Authors: Alyson B. Goodman, M.D., of the COVID-19 Response Team at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.5298)

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