Kids, COVID & Vaccines: What to Know

By | June 8, 2021

Kate Oakes, Chicago.

Linda Friehling, MD, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV.

Shipra Gupta, MD, Pediatric Infectious Disease, West Virginia University.

Mark Pasternack, MD, MassGeneral Hospital for Children, Boston.

Michael Smit, MD, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.

Brenda Zuniga, Woodbridge, VA.

American Academy of Pediatrics: “Critical Updates on COVID-19,” COVID-19: State-Level Data Report.”

AAP News: “CDC releases guidance for clinicians on heart inflammation after COVID_19 vaccination,” May 27, 2021.

Pfizer: “Pfizer-Biontech Announce Positive Topline Results of Pivotal COVID-19 Vaccine Study in Adolescents,” March 31, 2021.

CDC: “COVID-19 in Children and Teens  -, Myocarditis and Pericarditis, MIS-C Info for Parents,” “Weekly Review, May 28, 2021,” “Stop the Spread in Children,” “When You’ve Been Fully Vaccinated,” “COVID-19 Breakthrough Case Investigations and Reporting,” “Guidance for Wearing Masks,” “Choosing Safer Activities.”

Rochelle Walensky, MD, director, CDC.

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