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A baby with COVID-19 had 51,000 times more viral particles than other young patients, and experts aren’t sure why – Yahoo News

A newborn in Washington, DC with severe COVID-19 was found to have a new variant of the virus and massive viral load. Researchers are puzzled.

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  • A baby in Washington, DC with COVID-19 was found to have 51,418 times more viral particles than typical patients.
  • Researchers later found the infection was a new variant of COVID-19, seen in at least eight other cases.
  • It’s not clear whether this variant is more dangerous to children, and more research is needed.
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A new coronavirus variant has emerged.
A very sick newborn, treated at Children’s National Hospital in Washington, D.C., was found…

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