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Medical experts are racing to unravel one of COVID'S greatest mysteries -- the lingering effects of the COVID in children, when symptoms last months or longer. Patients who contract COVID-19 can experience a wide range of symptoms that span from mild to severe. For most children, mild COVID-19 symptoms include a fever, cough, and body fatigue which often lasts around two to three weeks. However, it is becoming increasingly apparent that large number of children with symptomatic and asymptomatic COVID-19 are experience long term effects months after the initial infection.
This episode was recorded at the 2022 PAS Conference in Denver, Colorado. We are honored to be speaking with Dr. Ben Katz. Ben is joining us from Lurie Children’s Hospital where he is a professor of Pediatrics specializing in infectious diseases.