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JAMA Pediatrics, Research Letter: Acute Upper Airway Infections in Children With the Omicron Variant

JAMA Pediatrics

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), FRIDAY, APRIL 15, 2022

Media advisory: The full study is linked to this news release.

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 What The Study Did: Researchers investigated whether cases of upper airway infection among children increased when Omicron became the dominant SARS-CoV-2 variant in the United States.

Authors: Blake Martin, M.D., of the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Aurora, is the corresponding author.

(doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2022.1110)

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