Clinical characteristics, activity levels and mental health problems in children with long coronavirus disease: a survey of 510 children

The study “Clinical characteristics, activity levels, and mental health problems in children with long coronavirus disease: a survey of 510 children” by Danilo Buonsenso et al. provides a detailed examination of the long-term impacts of COVID-19 on children. Here’s a detailed summary of the study: Study Overview Key Findings Implications Conclusion Read More: https://www.futuremedicine.com/doi/epub/10.2217/fmb-2021-0285

Adaptive immune responses to SARS-CoV-2 persist in the pharyngeal lymphoid tissue of children

The study titled “Adaptive immune responses to SARS-CoV-2 persist in the pharyngeal lymphoid tissue of children” delves into the immune response to SARS-CoV-2, particularly focusing on the immune landscape in the upper respiratory tract. Utilizing samples from children undergoing tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy during the COVID-19 pandemic, this study provides insights into the long-term adaptive immune responses post-infection. Here’s a detailed summary: Study Overview: Key Findings: Conclusions and Implications: The study demonstrates that children who recover from COVID-19 have persistent adaptive immune responses in the pharyngeal lymphoid tissues, with sustained germinal center and antiviral lymphocyte populations. The presence of SARS-CoV-2-specific B…

Comparative study showed that children faced a 78% higher risk of new-onset conditions after they had COVID-19

The study titled “Comparative study showed that children faced a 78% higher risk of new-onset conditions after they had COVID-19,” published in Acta Paediatrica in 2023, provides significant insights into the impact of COVID-19 on children. Here’s a detailed summary: Background and Methods Key Findings Strengths and Limitations Conclusion Read More: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/apa.16966

Long-COVID in children and adolescents: a systematic review and meta-analyses

Here’s a detailed summary of the study “Long-COVID in children and adolescents: a systematic review and meta-analyses”: Objective and Methodology: The study aimed to estimate the prevalence of Long-COVID in children and adolescents and present the full spectrum of symptoms following acute COVID-19. A systematic review and meta-analyses were conducted using PubMed and Embase, identifying studies published before February 10, 2022. The studies included a total of 80,071 children and adolescents, focusing on ongoing (4 to 12 weeks) and post-COVID-19 (≥12 weeks) symptoms based on the NICE definition of Long-COVID​​. Key Findings: Strengths and Limitations: Conclusion: The study emphasizes the…