The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID‐19) pandemic is affecting people at any age with a more severe course in patients with chronic diseases or comorbidities, men, and elderly patients. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) initially proposed that patients with chronic lung diseases, including moderate‐severe asthma, and allergy may have a higher risk of developing severe COVID‐19 than otherwise healthy people (https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019‐ncov/specific‐groups/asthma.html). Very few reports on pediatric patients with COVID‐19 have been presented still now. Dong reported a nationwide case series of 2143 pediatric patients with COVID‐19.1 Children at all ages appeared susceptible to COVID‐19, and without gender difference, symptoms were less severe than in adults, even though younger children, mainly infants, were vulnerable to infection. It has been, further, reported that infants and children usually developed mild respiratory symptoms, or they were likely asymptomatic.2 After that, a study conducted in 140 hospitalized COVID‐19 adult patients reported that no patient had asthma or allergy.3 Another study, concerning 11 COVID‐19 patients, reported two children with allergy, but no patient developed distinct symptoms and severe courses.4

 

 

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