Infectious disease

Pediatric admissions of substance abuse, suicide, and psychosis in a New York City hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic

May 03, 2021

The Bronx experienced 1 of the highest mortality rates of COVID-19 during the beginning of the pandemic. Some early research suggests that quarantine and school closures had a major psychosocial impact on children during this time. A study presented at the virtual 2021 Pediatric Academic Societies meeting looks at how children and teenagers living in low socioeconomic settings were affected by the pandemic.