Trending Medical and health breaking news As omicron spreads, child hospitalizations climb 30% in past week

Trending Medical and health breaking news As omicron spreads, child hospitalizations climb 30% in past week

(HealthDay)—Child hospitalizations for COVID-19 jumped 30% this past week as the Omicron variant spread like wildfire throughout the United States. By Dec. 28, the country had an average of 260 pediatric COVID-19 hospitalizations each day, according to the latest data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In New York City alone, child…