the Omicron variant continues to spread across the country, infecting children and adults alike. But it turns out that children don’t feel all the symptoms that adults do.
The news: Dr. Sam Dominguez, a pediatric infectious diseases physician at Children’s Hospital Colorado, said WCNC-TV that children become infected with the omicron. They also have different symptoms than adults.
Symptoms in children: DR. Harish Chafle, a senior consultant in pulmonology and critical care at Global Hospital in Parel, Mumbai, said The Hindustan Times Most children experience these COVID-19 symptoms when infected with Omicron:
- Runny nose.
- Sore throat.
- Body ache.
- Dry cough.
- Children under the age of 5 proved to be the most vulnerable as they are not eligible for COVID-19 vaccines.