SARS-CoV-2, Children, and Multi-Inflammatory Syndrome
October 1, 2021
With the advent of the school year and children returning to in-person classes, there comes a concern over consequences with respect to the spread of the highly contagious Delta variant. It has been accepted that children are not as susceptible to viral infection and severe illness as adults. However, the current prevalence of the Delta variant is producing different outcomes. Furthermore, vaccines are not yet approved for children under 12. How much do we know about the effect of the Delta variant on disease outcomes with children?