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COVID-19 in a Leukemic Child
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  • Muhd Muhd Helmi,
  • Norsarwany Mohamad,
  • Fahisham Taib,
  • Ariffin Nasir,
  • Nik Khairulddin NBik Yusoff
Muhd Muhd Helmi
International Islamic University Malaysia - Kuantan Campus
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Norsarwany Mohamad
Universiti Sains Malaysia Pusat Pengajian Sains Perubatan
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Fahisham Taib
Universiti Sains Malaysia Pusat Pengajian Sains Perubatan
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Ariffin Nasir
Universiti Sains Malaysia Pusat Pengajian Sains Perubatan
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Nik Khairulddin NBik Yusoff
Hospital Raja Perempuan Zainab II
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Abstract

The newly emerged SARS-CoV-2 Betacoronavirus strain has infected more than one million people worldwide. The COVID-19 infection in children was reported to be less severe compared to adults. At this point, there were limited data available to describe the effect of COVID-19 infection in immunocompromised children. We reported a case of SARS-CoV-2 infection in an immunocompromised child with a delayed virus clearance. The report signifies the mild severity of SARS-CoV-2 infection in immunocompromised children