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Episode 267: Children and COVID-19

One of the unsolved mysteries about COVID-19 is why it has a lesser impact on children.

AZSCI 267 children and covid Some children are returning to school during the pandemic.
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Children and COVID-19

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Episode 267: University of Arizona pediatric researcher Fernando Martinez

One of the unsolved mysteries about COVID-19 is why it has a lesser impact on children. University of Arizona pediatric researcher Fernando Martinez discusses how children who show mild symptoms of COVID-19 seldom have full-blown cases like adults, and why school administrators should return kids to in-class instruction.

Fernando Martinez spoke with Leslie Tolbert, Ph.D Regent's professor emerita in Neuroscience at the University of Arizona.

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