At the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases annual flu press conference, the CDC stresses the importance of children, child caregivers, and pregnant women receiving flu vaccinations.
Catching a Common Cold Gives Children COVID-19 Immunity
Exposure to a common seasonal coronavirus stimulates a memory T cell response that protects children against COVID-19. However, this immune response peaks at age 6.
What's going on with polio, monkeypox, and COVID-19
The news is full of stories about monkeypox, the recent changes to COVID-19 guidance, and the return of polio cases. What do clinicians need to know?
How to manage viral infections in pediatric patients
At the 44th National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners Conference, data was presented on the effectiveness of vaccines and antivirals in preventing life threatening conditions.
What Omicron could mean for the pandemic
Contemporary Pediatrics sat down with Tina Q. Tan, MD, FAAP, FIDSA, FPIDS, to discuss what's known about the variant. She also discusses the latest on the vaccine for children aged younger than 5 years.
Pediatric COVID-19 symptoms differed by variant
The Omicron variant caused the most symptoms in pediatric patients. However, there were no differences in adverse outcomes by COVID-19 variant.
Which COVID-19 variant caused the most severe disease in children?
Children were hospitalized the most during the Omicron variant, but disease outcomes were the least severe during this variant period.
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