New research shows children with blood cancer at low risk of severe COVID-19 disease

Research published in the British Medical Journal’s Archives of Disease in Childhood has shown that children with haematological malignancies (blood cancers) are at no higher risk of severe COVID-19 disease than children with other types of cancer. Previously published research from this project had shown that overall, children with cancer were at no higher risk of severe disease as a result of infection by the SARS-CoV2 virus than healthy children.

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