Most cases of Covid in children are mild, but PIMS can cause hospitalization and death

Israel's Health Ministry officials are reportedly discussing revising Covid quarantine requirements for children, just days after the new rules were announced, Israeli media reported Tuesday.

The new rules, which are set to go into effect on Thursday, will end isolation requirements for children who've come in contact with a confirmed carrier of Covid in an attempt to keep children in school. Children will instead take two at-home Covid tests a week, only entering quarantine if they test positive.

Health officials, however, are considering reversing the decision due to concerns over pediatric inflammatory multisystem syndrome (PIMS) cases in children who recover from omicron, Israel's Channel 12 reported.... Read More: i24