Yu Liang Wang's research while affiliated with The University of Hong Kong and other places

Publications (3)

Article
There has been a rapid surge of hospitalization due to the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) Omicron variants globally. The severity of Omicron BA.2 in unexposed, unvaccinated, hospitalized children is unknown. We investigated the severity and clinical outcomes of COVID-19 infection during the Omicron wave in uninfected,...
Preprint
To examine the impact of COVID-19 on the psychosocial wellbeing in children with neuromuscular disorders (NMD), the parents of 41 children with NMD aged 3-12 years completed a survey during COVID-19 pandemic. The findings were compared to those of the parents of 164 matched typically-developed (TD) children. Health-related quality of life and lifes...

Citations

... 35 However, more severe clinical presentations in the paediatric population have been reported due to Omicron BA.1 and BA.2 sub-lineages. [10][11][12] Two recent studies from South Africa and Hong Kong performed during the Omicron wave recorded more severe disease in children, including laryngeal obstruction and neurological symptoms, with increased requirement of ICU admission. 10,11 Further research is needed to assess the need for a booster dose in 3−11-year-old children. ...