The New Frontier: Israeli Hospitals Contend With ‘Long COVID’ in Children – Haaretz

The new frontier: Israeli hospitals contend with ‘long COVID’ in children

At the “long COVID” clinic at Schneider Children’s Medical Center in Petah Tikva, about 150 children are being treated, but several hundred more are on a waiting list. “Demand is high and the wait is more than half a year, because we monitor and test everything for each patient,” says Dr. Liat Ashkenazi-Hoffnung, an infectious-disease specialist.

The assumption that children are protected has informed the medical and public discourse concerning vaccinations in Israel and around the world, but COVID has long-term effects, the extent and severity of which are not yet clear

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