August 8, 2021
The idea that kids don’t get hit hard by Covid-19 is losing steam — in part because of a variant more contagious than any we’ve seen before.
Since this time last year, more than 45,000 children have been hospitalized with Covid-19, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
As of Tuesday, an average of 192 children with Covid-19 were admitted to US hospitals every day over the past week, CDC data shows.
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