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‘We can’t move fast enough.’ Huge Canadian-led international study to explore impact of COVID-19 on kids in 13 countries

https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2020/08/17/we-cant-move-fast-enough-huge-canadian-led-international-study-to-explore-impact-of-covid-19-on-kids-in-13-countries.html
“THE TIMELINE: The study, funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, plans to recruit more than 12,000 children and is aiming to share data with policy-makers in real time. Freedman will present early findings on Aug. 26 to the World Health Organization. He anticipates the study will conclude by the end of 2020.”

“THE GOAL: Understand how the SARS-CoV-2 virus impacts children, define the clinical picture of COVID-19 infection in kids, identify risk factors that could lead to severe illness and determine how regional public health policies influence how the disease spreads.”