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2-year-old child with COVID-19 placed on a ventilator: what parents of children under 5 should know

Adrian James is one of more than 320,000 children diagnosed with COVID-19 in the United States in the past two weeks, according to federal data. The 2-year-old from Mount Vernon, Ill., Faced serious complications from the virus, including a hospital stay of almost two weeks, of which he was kept alive on a ventilator for five days , according to his mother, Tiffany Jackson. The toddler continues to recover well, but will have to return to the hospital in six weeks to check his lungs, according to Jackson, who said no one else in his family was showing symptoms of COVID-19 by the time Adrian has tested positive for the virus.