HONOLULU (KHON2) — Though there is a growing belief among health professionals that the omicron variant of COVID-19 is less severe, there is a group of people being hit particularly hard right now in the United States — children.

According to CDC data , average pediatric hospitalizations for COVID-19 are up 48% from the week before across the U.S.

Get Hawaii’s latest morning news delivered to your inbox, sign up for News 2 You Hawaii has had 2,095 pediatric cases in the last two weeks alone. That’s more than all of the pediatric cases in the prior 10 weeks combined (2.030).Still, […]

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