Trial examines safety and efficacy of HPV vaccine in young cancer survivorsNovember 22nd 2021
Surviving a bout of cancer early in life puts children and teenagers at risk of cancers linked to human papillomavirus (HPV). A phase 2 trial examined how effective a 3-dose series was in providing protection.
The CDC officially recommends the COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 5-11 yearsNovember 2nd 2021
Rochelle Walensky, MD endorsed the recommendation from the members of the CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices to administer Pfizer/BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 5-11 years.
Is it COVID-19 or CAP? A look at diagnostic decisions and treatments for 2021-2022October 18th 2021
Between the subtle differences between viral and bacterial pneumonia and the demands or beliefs of certain parents can make an accurate diagnosis of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) more difficult.
Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children: lessons learned, next stepsOctober 10th 2021
At the virtual 2021 American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition, Ibukun Kalu, MD, discussed what is known about the pathophysiology of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children and implications for related diseases such as Kawasaki syndrome.