Covid: Children’s extremely low risk confirmed by study

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Scientists from University College London, and the Universities of York, Bristol, and Liverpool say their studies of children are the most comprehensive yet anywhere in the world. They checked England’s public health data and found most of the young people who had died of Covid-19 had underlying health conditions: Around 15 had life-limiting or underlying conditions, including 13 living with complex neuro-disabilities Six had no underlying conditions recorded in the last five years – though researchers caution some illnesses may have been missed. A further 36 children had a positive Covid test at the time of their death but died from other causes, the analysis suggests Though the overall risks were still low, children and young people who died were more likely to be over ten and of Black and […]