Atypical presentation of COVID-19 in young infants

28 Apr, 2020

As of April 27, 2020, more than two million people worldwide have been diagnosed with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), with Europe being one of the current major clusters of the pandemic. Despite an absence of evidence, children have been targeted as a potential source of children-to-adult virus dissemination, and schools have been closed in most countries. However, findings seem to indicate a lower susceptibility of children to COVID-19 and low contagiousness. Within 7 days of imposed population quarantine in France (initiated on March 17, 2020), we observed an increase in number of young infants with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection.

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