Clinical health outcomes of omicron “less severe” than delta for pediatric patients

Clinical health outcomes of omicron "less severe" than delta for pediatric patients

New research from Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) School of Medicine suggests that children younger than 5 infected with the COVID-19 Omicron variant have a lower risk of serious health problems than those infected with the Delta variant. The study, published Friday in JAMA Pediatrics, is the first large-scale research effort to compare the health … Read more

Teen mental health suffered during pandemic, CDC says

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April 1, 2022 — Many American teens have reported mental health issues during the COVID-19 pandemic, a CDC survey finds. Among the main results of the survey of secondary school students: 37% of teen respondents said they had poor mental health during the pandemic. 44% said they felt “persistently” sad or hopeless. 55% said an … Read more