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Long-lasting symptoms rarer in children than in adults
The Week | 26/08/2021 09:10 AM | Click to read full article
When COVID-19 arrived, it quickly became clear that older age was the biggest risk factor for developing severe disease. Indeed, there are few diseases for which age is so clearly the most important risk factor. NHS doctors have seen this daily.
As the consensus grows that the virus will become endemic, and with most high-risk people now vaccinated, questions about how COVID-19 affects children have become prominent.