Are COVID-19 symptoms different for children?

The symptoms of COVID-19 are similar in children and adults. However, children with the virus generally have mild symptoms. Symptoms in children include fever, runny nose, cough, vomiting, and diarrhea. There is more to be learned about how the disease impacts children. For example, it’s not yet known whether some children may be at higher risk for severe illness, such as children with underlying medical conditions and special healthcare needs.