Acta Scientific Paediatrics (ISSN: 2581-883X)

Review Article Volume 5 Issue 8

Global Prevalence and Global Burden of Omicron Infection in Children

Fuyong JIAO1*, Lei MA1 and Karim Elakabawi2

1Children Hospital of Shaanxi Provincial People’s Hospital, Xi’an, China
2Cardiology Department, Benha University, Egypt

*Corresponding Author:Fuyong JIAO, Children Hospital of Shaanxi Provincial People’s Hospital, Xi’an, China.

Received: January 10, 2022; Published: June 29, 2022

Abstract

Children, as a special group, have not yet developed their cellular and humoral immune functions and are vulnerable to viral infection. With the continuous discovery of novel coronavirus variant strains, it is particularly important to strengthen the prevention and treatment of omicron infection in children.

Keywords: Global Prevalence; Global Burden; Omicron Infection; Children

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Citation

Citation: Fuyong JIAO.,et al. “Global Prevalence and Global Burden of Omicron Infection in Children”. Acta Scientific Paediatrics 5.8 (2022): 28-31.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2022 Fuyong JIAO.,et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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