Omicron variant causing 'severe croup' among kids, finds study. Know what it is2 min read . Updated: 18 Mar 2022, 06:08 PM IST
- Researchers say preliminary findings lend compelling evidence to the hypothesis that the Omicron variant causes croup among children
Although young children with Covid-19 generally experience mild illness, the omicron coronavirus variant has led to more children being hospitalized with Covid-19 in recent months at a rate five times higher than with the Delta variant. All the kids included in the study were below five and were not vaccinated.
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