Recent preliminary study results published from a study led by Kings College London (KCL), Public Health England, and collaborators concluded that up to one in seven children and young people who were infected with SARS-CoV-2 may still have the symptoms over four months later. These are the preliminary findings associated with the children and young people with Long Covid (CLoCk) study. Representing the world's largest study on child-based long Covid, UCL and Public Health England investigators in collaboration with other UK-based university researchers conclude that even though COVID-19 tends to be milder in young people and children, by no means should it be assumed that this age cohort is at a lower risk to suffer long Covid.
NIHR's £40 million Investment into Long COVID Research
Apparently, the NIHR, according to Professor Lucy Chappell, Chief Executive of the NIHR, shared, "'Parents and young people are understandably concerned about the risk of long-term symptoms following SARS-CoV-2 infection. This large study, part of NIHR's nearly £40 million investment into long COVID research, helps to quantify that risk and indicates that multiple ongoing symptoms may b...
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