volume 146, issue 5, Pe2020009316 2020
DOI: 10.1542/peds.2020-009316
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Keith Grimwood, Stephen B. Lambert, Robert S. Ware

Abstract: Background and objectives: The COVID-19 pandemic has drawn attention to the Coronavirus family of viruses. However, in community settings there is relatively limited information on these viruses in healthy children. Our objective was to explore the epidemiology of the four endemic (non-SARS-CoV-2) human coronaviruses (HCoV) by species, including acute illness episodes, risk factors and healthcare burden in a cohort of Australian children in the first 2-years of life. Methods: The Observational Research in Chil…

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