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Mar 31, 2022 06:17 AM
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Unvaccinated Children Face Severe Risks From Omicron, Researchers Find

A child receiving a Covid-19 vaccination March 6 in Hong Kong.
A child receiving a Covid-19 vaccination March 6 in Hong Kong.

Unvaccinated children face the risk of severe neurological and respiratory complications from the omicron BA.2 variant of Covid-19, according to University of Hong Kong researchers.

The finding contradicts evidence that the disease is less severe than other variants in vaccinated people. The non-peer reviewed study was posted on the preprint platform of the British medical journal The Lancet.

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