The story about child COVID-19 hospitalizations is more complicated than the scary headlines suggest
Lots of people want to terrify you into believing that COVID-19 is sending huge numbers of children “too young to get vaccinated” into the hospital.
But the data they cite don’t establish that at all.
Certainly, the headlines would scare any parent: “ Children are hospitalized with Covid at record numbers !” “ Hospitalizations skyrocket in kids too young for COVID shots !”
This is an attempt to make you think that COVID-19 is putting record numbers of children, especially very young children, into the hospital. But from the data and reporting provided, it’s just as...