As Child Covid Cases Rise, Doctors Watch for Potential Long-Term Effects

Most child cases of Covid are mild. But some kids have longer-term symptoms such as headaches, shortness of breath and gastrointestinal problems.

Schools are racing to make plans for the academic year even as Covid-19 cases surge in the U.S. WSJ’s Daniela Hernandez explores how kids are affected by the virus and if it’s possible to reopen schools safely. Photo illustration: Laura Kammermann

香蕉视频苹果下载As more children become infected with Covid-19, doctors are paying closer attention to potential long-term effects.

香蕉视频苹果下载In adults, one of Covid’s most troubling effects has been so-called long-haul cases, in which people whose illness initially seemed moderate end up having symptoms for months, sometimes getting worse over time. Now as doctors warn that children may be more vulnerable to the virus than initially believed, researchers are looking more closely at longer-term symptoms in kids, too.

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