MOSCOW, 5 March – RIA Novosti. New subtypes of coronavirus do not worsen the condition of infected children, Leila Namazova-Baranova, chief freelance children's specialist in preventive medicine of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, said.
“Now a lot of questions arise with new subtypes of coronavirus, sometimes journalists incorrectly call them strains – these are not strains. These are subtypes. So, new subtypes do not worsen the health of (infected) children,” Namazova-Baranova said at the XXIII Congress of Russian Pediatricians from international participation “Actual problems of pediatrics”.
She stressed that all children who have undergone COVID-19 need increased attention.