- 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…