Study shows 7% of under-fives with COVID-19 need ICU care

The systematic review confirms most children with the infection have mild to moderate disease

Fewer than one in 10 young children with symptomatic COVID-19 develop severe symptoms requiring admission to ICU, an Australian-led review shows.

Researchers from UNSW Sydney and international colleagues also note that some children classified as having moderate disease might have been hospitalised because of isolation requirements rather than the severity of their disease. 

The findings, published in Vaccine, follow reports that more than two million children in the US have been diagnosed with