Susceptibility to SARS-CoV-2 infection among children, adolescents compared with adults

What The Study Did: This systematic review and meta-analysis evaluates current evidence on the susceptibility to and transmission of SARS-CoV-2 among children and adolescents compared with adults.

Authors: Russell M. Viner, Ph.D., of the UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health in London, United Kingdom, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2020.4573)

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