‘A step forward’: Review identifies critical long COVID symptoms for kids and teens

Associate Professor Anthony Byrne said respiratory outcomes were also critical.
Rachel Fieldhouse
Dr Anthony Byrne.

Worsening fatigue, palpitations and gastrointestinal disturbance are some of the symptoms doctors can assess in children or teenagers with suspected long COVID, according to an international team of experts.

Their review in the European Respiratory Journal has identified seven ‘critical outcomes’ and four recommended tools for assessing long COVID symptoms in under-18s.