- By ORM Staff

There is reassuring evidence that children with COVID-19 have fewer symptoms and less severe disease, according to Petra Zimmerman, MD, PhD, of the University of Fribourg, in Switzerland, and Nigel Curtis, FRCPCH, PhD, of the University of Melbourne, in Australia (Ped Infect Dis J 2019 Mar 12. [Epub ahead of print]).

The risk to children is a pressing question for pediatric infectious disease specialists and concerned parents alike. Children appear to have milder clinical symptoms