The lockdowns and handwashing policies introduced to curb COVID-19 have had the unexpected spin-off of a huge decrease in hospital admissions for paediatric acute respiratory illness, NSW figures show. Rates of paediatric emergency department attendances, RSV positive tests and admissions for bronchiolitis in children under 16 are down substantially this winter compared to previous years, ...
Big decrease in bronchiolitis admissions seen in pandemic
By Michael Woodhead
21 Sep 2020