Understanding the age divide in COVID-19: why are children overwhelmingly spared?

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A team of pediatricians from The University of Texas Health Science Center (UTHealth) and Baylor College of Medicine (both TX, USA) have published in American Journal of Physiology-Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology the data regarding how differences in lung physiology and immune function in children may explain why they avoid severe COVID-19 compared with adults.