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Schools as a Framework for COVID-19 Epidemiological Surveillance of Children in Catalonia, Spain: A Population-Based Study

Author
Perramon, A.; Soriano-Arandes, A.; Pino, D.; Andres, C.; Català, M.; Gatell, A.; Poblet, M.; Prats, C.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
Frontiers in Pediatrics
Date of publication
2021-09-08
Volume
9
First page
1
Last page
10
DOI
10.3389/fped.2021.754744
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/352628 Open in new window
URL
https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fped.2021.754744/full?&utm_source=Email_to_authors_&utm_medium=Email&utm_content=T1_11.5e1_author&utm_campaign=Email_publication&field=&journalName=Frontiers_in_Pediatrics&id=754744 Open in new window
Abstract
Objective: We describe and analyze the childhood (<18 years) COVID-19 incidence in Catalonia, Spain, during the first 36 weeks of the 2020-2021 school-year and to compare it with the incidence in adults. Methods: Data on severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) tests were obtained from the Catalan Agency for Quality and Health Assessment. Overall, 7,203,663 SARS-CoV-2 tests were performed, of which 491,819 were positive (6.8%). We collected epidemiological data including age...
Citation
Perramon, A. [et al.]. Schools as a Framework for COVID-19 Epidemiological Surveillance of Children in Catalonia, Spain: A Population-Based Study. "Frontiers in Pediatrics", 8 Setembre 2021, vol. 9, p. 1-10.
Group of research
BIOCOM-SC - Computational Biology and Complex Systems Group
DF - Dinàmica de Fluids: formació d'estructures i aplicacions geofísiques

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