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World 28 Aug 2020 | 6:49 AM

Severe or fatal COVID-19 very rare in children, study finds

LONDON (Reuters) - Children and young people are far less likely than adults to get severe cases of COVID-19 infection, and death from the pandemic disease among children is exceptionally rare, according to UK research published on Thursday.

World 11 Aug 2020 | 4:48 AM

A cheaper saliva test seeks FDA approval; stroke risks in younger patients

(Reuters) - The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines for COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus.

World 23 Jul 2020 | 2:52 AM

Chinese embassy hands over medical supplies to Kenya to combat COVID-19

NAIROBI, July 22 (Xinhua) -- Kenya on Wednesday received a batch of anti-pandemic medical supplies from the Chinese government through the Organization of African First ladies for Development (OAFLAD) to help mothers and children combat COVID-19.

World 11 Jun 2020 | 5:38 PM

Indonesia's hundreds of suspected child virus deaths highlight danger

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Hundreds of children in Indonesia are believed to have died from COVID-19, giving the Southeast Asian country one of the world's highest rates of child deaths from the novel coronavirus that experts around the world say poses little danger to the young.