Severity of Hospitalizations From SARS-CoV-2 vs Influenza and Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection in Children Aged 5 to 11 Years in 11 US States

JAMA Pediatr. 2022 May 1;176(5):520-522. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2021.6566.


This cross-sectional study investigates the severity of hospitalizations from SARS-CoV-2 infection compared with that of influenza and respiratory syncytial virus in children aged 5 to 11 years in 11 US states.

Publication types

  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.

MeSH terms

  • COVID-19* / epidemiology
  • Child
  • Hospitalization
  • Humans
  • Influenza, Human* / epidemiology
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infections* / epidemiology
  • SARS-CoV-2