Kids make up 15% of COVID-19 cases in the U.S. and some doctors say they’re getting sicker

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CBS News: More and more children are testing positive for COVID-19, and some doctors are not only reporting an uptick in cases but more severe illness for kids who contract the virus.

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, 93,824 child COVID-19 cases were reported between July 29 and August 5 (not the 115 anti-vaxxers claim), with children representing 15% of the weekly reported cases in the U.S. Since July 22, the total number of child COVID-19 cases has jumped 4%. As of August 5, nearly 4.3 million children in the U.S. have tested positive for COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic.

And while severe illness due to COVID-19 is uncommon among children, “there is an urgent need to collect more data on longer-term impacts of the pandemic on children, including ways the virus may harm the long-term physical health of infected children, as well as its emotional and mental health effects,” the academy says.

Some doctors in Seattle have reported an increase of children with serious illness from COVID-19, urgent care nurse practitioner Justin Gill told CBSN last week. Gill said kids are not as susceptible to serious illness as adults, but with more cases come more hospitalizations.

“With Delta variant, we are seeing some younger people, even vaccinated and unvaccinated, but the vast majority of cases who get hospitalized tend to be unvaccinated individuals,” Gill said. Kids under 12 cannot yet receive COVID-19 vaccines, which are still undergoing testing in younger age groups. read more..

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/kids-covid-19-delta-variant-some-doctors-say-theyre-getting-sicker/

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  1. 911 suspects still out there with vertical control on all investigatory beaurocrcies, Aerosol terrorism, all terrain assaults, so while it is petro distillates based and acrliymides for velocity, slow released into atmosphere. Their power has never been challenged all that much. So aerosol terror is a silent war on all life, children included. Revenge of the fore-skinned, stop

    • Meanwhile, back on the planet Earth, the polio vaccines saved hundreds of thousands of lives back in the 1950s and 60s. By 1979 polio was completely eradicated in the USA.

    • 15% of Covid positives are under age 12? Is that statistically inconsistent? What was bullshit was Fauci saying for months that children were not as “susceptible” to this bioweapon. Where’d he get that? Right out of his lying weasel asshole.