More than one-third of kids who have Covid-19 are asymptomatic, meaning they show no symptoms, according to the study published in the journal CMAJ. Because asymptomatic patients feel well and don’t realize they have it, they socialize with friends and unintentionally spread the virus. Although cough, runny nose and sore throat were found to be the most common symptoms among children with Covid-19 infection, these symptoms were seen even more among those with negative results.
Takeaway: AAP recommends that everybody should follow the basic safety measures such as wearing a protective mask, frequent handwashing, keeping distance, and avoiding meeting indoors.
By training, I am a American Board Certified Pediatrician. But in my younger years I grew up with natural alternatives. As a mom I have tried to incorporate both for my kids and it has worked wonders. And finally, as I am studying natural & alternative medicines, I realize the beauty and wisdom of living closer to earth. Hence in my practice I integrate both...for acute ailments I follow American Academy of Pediatrics recommendation but for simple and/or chronic conditions I prefer natural alternatives.
In western training we were raised to think that "health is the absence of symptoms and problems". But eastern sensibilities has educated me that "Health is state that allows one to use the full capabilities of their body, mind and intellect. Therefore, healthy living is a balanced state of well being: physically, mentally, socially and spiritually." This implies that healing is not a "one-pill-fits-all", but a personalized experience.