- •Children and young people (CYP) have a low risk of severe or fatal COVID-19.
- •The Omicron wave since late 2021 was associated with very low infection rates in CYP.
- •The infection fatality rate following Omicron infection was 2 per million infections.
- •Infection fatality rate was 7-fold lower with Omicron than the first pandemic wave.
- •Most deaths occurred in CYP with severe comorbidities, especially neurodisabilities.
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