Alliance for Pandemic Preparedness

March 19, 2020

SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Children



  • This article describes the spectrum of illness in 171 children with COVID-19 – most of whom had mild symptoms and were asymptomatic. 
  • The authors emphasize the need to determine transmission potential of asymptomatic cases that could guide in developing measures to control the ongoing pandemic. 

Lu et al. (Mar 18, 2020). SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Children. NEJM.