More Than 600,000 Child Cases Of COVID-19 Reported In U.S., But Severe Illness 'Rare'

Penny Brown, 2, is held by her mother, Heather Brown, as her nose is lightly swabbed during a test for COVID-19 in Seattle last month. A survey of state health department website data shows severe illness and death among child cases of COVID-19 is rare.

In a survey of data reported by 49 states and four other jurisdictions, the American Academy of Pediatrics said the infection rate for COVID-19 is 829 per 100,000 children in the population.

(Image credit: Elaine Thompson/AP)



https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2020/09/29/918060155/more-than-600-000-child-cases-reported-of-covid-19-but-severe-illness-is-rare?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=news

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