In case you missed it: March 29 to April 2

April 2, 2021

It was a very busy week for the Contemporary Pediatrics team.

This week’s top articles included:

Pfizer/BioNTech data shows COVID-19 vaccine highly effective in kids 12 to 15 of age

Pfizer/BioNTech has released data on their coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine that indicates that its highly effective in children aged 12 to 15 years.

Using programs to tackle mental health problems linked to racial discrimination

Frequent experiences with racial discrimination often leads to negative mental health consequences for Black teenagers. A report examines whether programs meant to enhance caregiving practices could mitigate this association.

5 highlights from NAPNAP 2021

A look at 5 highlights from the virtual 2021 annual National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) meeting.

FDA approves device for treatment of congenital heart defects

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given the stamp of approval for Harmony Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve System, a first in the world device to treat congenital heart defects.