Omicron less severe than Delta for children younger than 5 years: Study

The finding led by researchers at the Case Western Reserve University in the US show that the Omicron variant is 6–8 times more infectious than the Delta variant.

Children younger than five years who are infected with Omicron have less risk of severe health outcomes than those infected with the Delta variant of coronavirus, according to a study.

The research, published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics, is the first large-scale study to compare the…read more



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