A Surge in Pediatric Coronavirus Disease 2019 Cases The Experience of Texas Children’s Hospital From March to June 2020
Foster, C.E., Marquez, L., Davis, A.L., et al. (2020). A Surge in Pediatric Coronavirus Disease 2019 Cases: The Experience of Texas Children’s Hospital From March to June 2020. Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society.
This article addresses pediatric patients from ethnically diverse communities presenting with COVID-19 symptoms. Results indicated that a high percentage of Hispanic children tested positive for COVID-19 and required hospitalization. However, most of the children in the study did not have complicated illnesses. Findings from this study could be applied to planning resources that support pediatric triage during infectious disease surge.