The basic symptoms of coronavirus in children



The main symptoms of coronavirus in children fever, diarrhoea and vomiting. They were called scientists who conducted the study in four hospitals in Western China. The results of their work published in PLoS Medicine.

Unlike adults, who have fever appeared in less than half of the cases COVID-19, the children suffered in her 76 percent of cases. In addition, 62 percent of infected children found a strong cough, and 12 per cent for the diarrhoea and vomiting. Scientists say that the lungs have a minor appear later.

Previously, many children with coronavirus, found a lot of inflammation. According to doctors, this symptom reminded Kawasaki disease. Later it was proved that on the background COVID-19 in children can develop a deadly cytokine storm — an uncontrolled inflammation leading to tissue damage in the body.

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