HCP Live: Gastrointestinal Symptoms Linked to Severe COVID-19 Outcomes in Pediatric Patients

HCP Live: Gastrointestinal Symptoms Linked to Severe COVID-19 Outcomes in Pediatric Patients. “Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, severe gastrointestinal symptoms has been common in children with COVID-19, but it is unknown what the frequency and clinical outcomes of these gastrointestinal symptoms are and why pediatric patients are impacted more than adults. There have also been studies that show 15% of pediatric patients with COVID-19 present with diarrhea, particularly in infancy. Vomiting (10%) or abdominal pain (8%) also have a higher frequency in school-aged children.”

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