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Why Is Covid Killing So Many Young Children in Brazil? Doctors Are Baffled – The New York Times

Experts believe Brazil’s overloaded hospital system and uneven access to health care are among the reasons babies and small children are succumbing to the virus…

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Those numbers are surprising. Thats a lot higher than what were seeing in the US, said Dr. Sean OLeary, the vice chair of the American Academy of Pediatrics committee on infectious diseases, and a pediatrics infectious disease specialist at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. By any of the measures that were following here in the U.S., those numbers are quite a bit higher.
There is no evidence available on the impact of variants of the virus which scientists say are leading to more…

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