New study shows COVID-19 infections in 2 pregnant women caused brain damage in newborns
Investigators studied 2 infants experiencing seizures, small head size, and developmental delays born of mothers who had contracted COVID-19 during pregnancy.
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?
In utero exposure to COVID-19 may increase obesity risk in children
Children exposed to maternal COVID-19 during pregnancy showed lower birth weight, lower birth BMI, and accelerated postnatal weight gain, compared with those unexposed.
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.
RSV surged in 2022 but appears to make early retreat in 2023
New maternal vaccine options could offer extra protection in upcoming seasons.
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.
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