The Corona epidemic in Europe (Covid Pandemic in the World) is once again spreading rapidly. In the badly affected America (Coronavirus Cases in America), now children are becoming victims of this virus. According to the report of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), between 11 and 18 November last week, 1 lakh 41 thousand 905 children have confirmed corona infection. According to the report, there was an increase of 32 percent in the speed of infection in children compared to the last two weeks. Statistics show that a third of the cases of infection found in the US last week are related to children. Children make up 22 percent of the US population. Less than 3 percent of children have come under the grip of the corona epidemic, according to this, more than 68 lakh children have been affected by the infection.
Reduced risk of death in children
According to the report of the news agency AAP, the death rate among children due to corona infection is very low. Not a single child has died from Corona in six US states. Common symptoms of infection are seen in children. Getting mildly ill. This is because children are being vaccinated for influenza, meningitis, chickenpox, and hepatitis from time to time, which makes their immunity strong.
172 children died in October
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 8,300 children aged 5 to 11 were hospitalized in October after infection. Out of this, 172 died. The CDC has said that 2,300 schools were closed amid the rapid pace of the epidemic, affecting the education of 1.2 million children. Now with the opening of the school, the infection has started becoming uncontrollable, which is a warning for the time to come.
Increasing infection in children of all ages
Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, admitted that the rate of infection has been increasing in children of all ages in recent times, which is a worrying situation. Dr. Anthony Fauci says that there are many types of viruses circulating us. The utmost care will have to be taken regarding the children, otherwise, the situation may once again worsen.