Significantly lower infection fatality rates associated with SARS-CoV-2 Omicron (B.1.1.529) infection in children and young people: Active, prospective national surveillance, January-March 2022, England

Erjola Hani, Marta Bertran, Annabel Powell, Hannah Williams, Paul Birrell, Daniela DeAngelis, Mary E. Ramsay, Godwin Oligbu, Shamez N. Ladhani*

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8 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)397-398
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Infection
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2023

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Funding Information:
None. We thank Natalie Mensah and Rashmi Malkani for case follow-up and administrative support. We thank all the general practitioners, hospital clinicians, healthcare professionals, coroners, and administrative staff within the NHS and Coroners’ offices for completing questionnaires and providing additional information where needed. We also thank the UKHSA COVID-19 Epidemiology Cell for monitoring fatalities in CYP with confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infections.

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