Updated: Nov 29, 2020
The Long Covid Kids campaign and support group is carefully following the numbers of Covid cases in children which are often difficult to find, or understand.
"This is even more important as we approach winter when people will naturally spend more time indoors where it is easier for the virus to be transmitted," says AAP President Dr. Sally Goza - Daily Mail
Parents around the world are calling for schools to be made safe, or closed until then can be made safe to protect the health and wellbeing of children.
"The AAP has called for more action to protect the physical, mental and emotional health of children during the pandemic"
Almost 1.2 million children had been diagnosed with COVID-19 in the US as of November 19
It amounts to 11.8% of all the nation's cases, according to a report published Monday by the American Academy of Pediatric
"There was a large spike in child COVID cases between November 5 and Nov 19"
In these two weeks, there was a 28% increase, rising from 927,518 to 1,183,609 with more than 256,000 new cases reported
However, just 137 American children have died since the start of the pandemic
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CDC figures state 25-35% of people getting Covid will get Long Covid
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LongCovidKids.org is a parent and patient-led campaign & support group for parents of children with Long Covid. Our story started with a short film on long-lasting symptoms of Covid in children & we are working on