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Which of the following respiratory diseases were involved in the most deaths of U.S. children during 2020?

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Death certificate data from the CDC shows that 33,956 children up through the age of 17 died in the U.S. during 2020. Among them, 178 involved influenza, 193 involved Covid-19, and 607 involved pneumonia. In total, deaths involving Covid-19 comprised 0.6% of all U.S. child fatalities in 2020.

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