Characteristics of Children Aged <18 Years Hospitalized in Sidra Medicine with Laboratory-Confirmed COVID-19 Doha-Qatar, March 1-December 12, 2020


Characteristics of Children Aged <18 Years Hospitalized in Sidra Medicine with Laboratory-Confirmed COVID-19 Doha-Qatar, March 1-December 12, 2020


Sondos Altaraqji1*, Rana al-Shami1, Abdulrahman Al-Debs1, Rihab Alozeib1, Ahlam Ahmed1, Azhar Alamri1, Hanem Abdullah1, and Patrick Tang2     

1Pediatric neurology department. 2pathology department at Sidra medicine /Doha –Qatar.


Most reported cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in children aged <18 years appear to be asymptomatic or with mild symptoms, adolescents aged 12-17 were twice that of children aged 5-11 years to be affected and those with underlying conditions were more school-aged children with severe outcomes related to COVID-19. The aim of this study was to describe the clinical characteristics of children with COVID-19.


Keywords: COVID-19; SARS-CoV-2; children; coronavirus

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Sondos Altaraqji, Rana al-Shami, Abdulrahman Al-Debs, Rihab Alozeib, Ahlam Ahmed, Azhar Alamri, Hanem Abdullah, and Patrick Tang. Characteristics of Children Aged <18 Years Hospitalized in Sidra Medicine with Laboratory-Confirmed COVID-19 Doha -Qatar, March 1-December 12, 2020. IInternational Journal of Pediatric Research and Reviews, 2021; 4:36. DOI:10.28933/ijoprr-2021-06-0505


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