WVU Medicine Health Report: COVID 19, Children, and Asthma

Monday, October 5, 2020

As children and young people return to school, social distancing and mask-wearing are more important than ever to reduce the spread of COVID-19. One to two percent of people suffering the symptoms of COVID-19 infections are younger than 20. If children are asthmatic, are they more likely to contract COVID-19, to spread it, or to suffer worse symptoms?