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The Delta variant may be making COVID-19 more common in kids — but severe infections are still rare

Insider, June 24, 2021

June 24, 2021

The Delta variant may be making COVID-19 more common in kids — but severe infections are still rare

“The fact that we’re seeing outbreaks in certain parts of the country specifically in children is because, at this moment, those are the most vulnerable hosts because they’re not vaccinated,” Erlinda Ulloa, [assistant professor] , a pediatric infectious-disease specialist at the University of California, Irvine, told Insider.