• ‘Surprising' number of children hospitalized with COVID-19 have neurologic complications

    1 month ago - By Healio

    About 7% of children hospitalized with COVID-19 at major pediatric hospitals in the United States experienced a neurologic complication of some kind, even if they were otherwise healthy, a study in Pediatrics reported.
    Co-author James W. Antoon, MD, PhD, MPH, an assistant professor of pediatrics and hospital medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, told Healio that although it is well known that adults can have “serious neurologic conditions” associated with COVID-19, “the data on kids been pretty minimal.”
    “There have been reports throughout the
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