Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 2021; 25 (8): 3325-3337

DOI: 10.26355/eurrev_202104_25744

What if COVID-19 affects the child: which weapons and how to use them

L. Anedda, L. Bianchini, L. Cuzzolin, G. Finco, V. Fanos, M.A. Marcialis

School of Pediatrics, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy. gabriele.finco@unica.it

 


Since the reports in Wuhan (China), in December 2019, of the first cluster of cases of pneumonia caused by the new Coronavirus called 2019-nCoV or SARS-CoV-2, there has been a pandemic spread of the infection. By now, we have no specific therapy to counteract this emergency. The latest epidemiological data suggest that children are just as likely as adults to get infected by the virus. Most of them show mild clinical pictures or are completely asymptomatic, but there is an increased risk for severe disease in infancy (<12 months of age) and in children with underlying medical conditions. In this article, research achievements on the treatment of pediatric SARS-CoV-2 infection are examined.

 

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L. Anedda, L. Bianchini, L. Cuzzolin, G. Finco, V. Fanos, M.A. Marcialis
What if COVID-19 affects the child: which weapons and how to use them

Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci
Year: 2021
Vol. 25 - N. 8
Pages: 3325-3337
DOI: 10.26355/eurrev_202104_25744