In case you missed it: May 10 to May 14

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

This week’s top articles included:

Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine expanded to kids aged 12 to 15

The US Food and Drug Administration expanded the emergency use authorization of the 2-dose vaccine to include children aged 12 to 15 years.

Utilizing a web-based intervention to improve cardiorespiratory fitness

A report looks at whether a web-based intervention for teachers resulted in cardiorespiratory fitness improvement for children when delivered to a large number of schools.

AAP urges all youths get COVID-19 vaccine

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) issued a statement that urges parents get all children and teenagers aged 12 and older vaccinated with Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine, which recently had its authorization expanded.

Asthma: Everything you need to know

New recommendations and treatment options for this common condition in children.