Centers for Disease Control and prevention of the United States

Beijing, August 17 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released guidelines to inform pediatric healthcare providers that although it is not clear whether children are as susceptible to new coronavirus as adults and whether they can transmit the virus as efficiently as adults, the latest evidence suggests that children may have the same or higher viral load than adults, And children can spread the virus effectively in homes and camps.

“from March 2020 to July 2020, the number and incidence rate of children in the United States has been increasing steadily.” The CDC updated guidelines read, “due to the lack of a wide range of testing methods and the detection priorities of adults and patients with severe diseases, the true incidence of new coronavirus infection in children is not known. The hospitalization rate of children is significantly lower than that of adults, which indicates that children may have a mild condition of new crown < / P > < p > “although children infected with the new coronavirus are less likely to develop serious diseases than adults, children still have a risk of severe and new coronavirus complications.” The statement continued, “recent new crown hospitalization monitoring data show that the hospitalization rate of children is very low compared with adults, but the hospitalization rate of children is increasing.” < / P > < p > the CDC also said that although the proportion of ventilator use and mortality among children is indeed lower than that of adults, one in three children hospitalized in the United States needs intensive care in the same proportion as adults. HEALTHY LIFE