COVID-19 in Children

  • Skill Level
  • Lectures
    2 Videos
  • Enrolled
    186 students

What you'll learn

The WHO estimates an average mortality rate of 3.4%, which is around 100 times higher than flu — but do note that the average is across age brackets. Current evidence suggests that the fatality rate from Covid-19 ranges from 9% to 19% for older individuals, as well as for people with conditions such as cardiovascular disease, Diabetes, and Cancer and those who are Immunocompromised. read more »»

COVID in children is also causing major social issues leading to an increase in mortality and morbidity. COVID infection in children can range from asymptomatic infection to severe respiratory distress leading to death. In children presenting with severe respiratory symptoms, especially for patients without a specific etiological diagnosis and those with underlying comorbidities, these risk factors should be considered for diagnosis and treatment. This course provides you with the basics of COVID -19, different cases of COVID in children, their clinical symptoms, variations in clinical symptoms in different cases, their management, and a lot more to upgrade your knowledge to the next level.

Who Should Attend?

  • General practitioners
  • Primary care physicians
  • Undergraduate medical students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate students in medicine
  • Nurses
  • Life science graduates
  • AYUSH students
  • Students interested in Biological sciences

Key concepts covered include:

By the end of the course, you will learn:

  • Viral structure and its implication
  • Acute viral illness- Symptoms
  • KD and TSS management
  • Immuno modulation and a lot more


Dr. Sagar Sharad Lad

MBBS, Diploma in Child Health (DCH), Pediatrician


Dr. Sagar Sharad Lad is a Pediatrician in Aundh, Pune, and has experience of 13 years in this field. Dr. Sagar Sharad Lad practices at Apollo Clinic in Aundh, Pune. He completed DNB from King Edward Memorial Hospital and Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College in 2003, MBBS from the University of Pune in 1998, and Diploma in Child Health (DCH) from Wadia Hospital, Solapur in 2000.

He is a member of the Medical Council of India (MCI). Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Tonsillitis Treatment, Health Checkup (Pediatric), Infectious Disease Treatment, Viral Fever Treatment and Treatment of fractures and other injuries in children

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