Long Covid: children can have lingering symptoms but the chances are low, study finds


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Children can experience lasting symptoms two months after getting Covid-19, but the chances are low according to a new study in Denmark – the biggest on long Covid in kids to date. A large number of children worldwide have been infected with the virus given slow vaccine approvals for those under five, the difficulty of social distancing for kids and vaccines being less effective against the highly contagious Omicron variant. In Denmark, 58 per cent of children had laboratory-confirmed Covid-19 infections in the period from December to February. In the United States, about 17 per cent of reported cases in...