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Child deaths from coronavirus ‘very low’, European researchers find

Fewer than one in 100 children who test positive for Covid-19 end up dying, a Europe-wide study has shown. A small but significant percentage do develop severe illness, it found.A team of researchers led by experts in Britain, Austria and Spain looked at the outcomes of nearly 600 children under 18 infected with the novel coronavirus and found that only a quarter had pre-existing medical conditions.This is in sharp contrast to adults, among whom the vast majority of patients have underlying…

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