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Covid may increase in children as virus changing behaviour, warns V.K. Paul

India Updates | 04/06/2021 08:43 AM | Click to read full article

Taking congnisance of Covid-19 disease dynamics, NITI Aayog’s Member, Health, V.K. Paul on Tuesday warned that the pandemic may increase in children as there is a possibility of virus changing its behaviour.

Noting that Covid in children is often asymptomatic and rarely requires hospitalisation, he, however, said that changes in epidemiological dynamics or viral behaviour can change the situation and increase prevalence of infection.