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Study offers details on U.S. kids severely sickened by coronavirus

Members of an international collaborative of more than 300 pediatric intensive care and infectious disease specialists formed to study coronavirus in children and make recommendations. 2% of confirmed U.S. coronavirus cases have been in children younger than 18. Overall, the study both reinforces the evidence that only a small percentage of children will be severely affected by the virus and confirms that some can become devastatingly ill.

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