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COVID-19 Infection in children and adolescents with cancer in Madrid

Tags: , , , , , , , , | June 5th, 2020

The incidence of COVID-19 is remarkably less in the pediatric population than in the adult population, with children accounting for 1-5% of diagnosed cases, 0.8% in Madrid. Although children with cancer are considered a high-risk population, data specifically addressing the pediatric oncology population are still limited. We present a case series of all pediatric oncology patients infected with COVID-19 in Madrid to date to provide updated epidemiological data and to describe the most relevant clinical features and outcomes.

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