Italy: Pediatric hospitalizations due to Covid-19 double in one week

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In Italy, 78% of child admissions are currently children under 4 years of age.

Pediatric hospitalizations due to Covid double in one week and children between 0 and 4 years represent 78% of small hospitalized patients.

From the monitoring of the four pediatric hospitals and pediatric wards belonging to the sentinel network of structures, an 84% increase in patients under the age of 18: from 51 hospitalized children on 28 June to 94 hospitalized children on 5 July. report (in Italian)



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** This post was originally published on July 6, 2022 **