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Why is COVID-19 less severe in children? A review of the proposed mechanisms underlying the age-related difference in severity of SARS-CoV-2 infections
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  • Petra Zimmermann Faculty of Science and Medicine, University of Fribourg, Fribourg, Switzerland Department of Paediatrics, Fribourg Hospital HFR, Fribourg, Switzerland Infectious Diseases Research Group, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, Parkville, Victoria, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Nigel Curtis Infectious Diseases Research Group, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, Parkville, Victoria, Australia Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia Infectious Diseases Unit, The Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Dr Petra Zimmermann, Faculty of Science and Medicine, University of Fribourg, Fribourg, Switzerland; petra.zimmermann{at}unifr.ch
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Zimmermann P, Curtis N
Why is COVID-19 less severe in children? A review of the proposed mechanisms underlying the age-related difference in severity of SARS-CoV-2 infections

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  • Received July 26, 2020
  • Revised October 9, 2020
  • Accepted October 10, 2020
  • First published December 1, 2020.

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