Why it is so important to protect children from COVID-19

Updated: Mar 21, 2020

BY KIM VUGA FOLLOW: https://twitter.com/LoveAusOrLeave

MARCH 21, 2020

As cases of the Coronavirus spreads across the globe many parents have been relieved of reports from medical professions believing that children have been spared and that COVID-19 infects children, but less severely than adults.

However, according to a newly published study in Pediatrics, it is the preschool aged children and babies who run the risk of more serious infections given that the younger they are the less their immune system has developed as compared to older children.