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CDC study finds coronavirus rarely kills children, but minorities at higher risk

Children from ethnic and racial minorities, those with underlying health conditions and those between the ages of 18 and 20 are more likely to die, a CDC-led research team wrote in a study published Tuesday in the agency’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. The report also showed just how unusual it is for children and… Read More »

COVID-19 myths that refuse to die, from undue concern about children to variants and vaccines

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Health Canada The pandemic was never a danger to children Author of the article: Tristin Hopper Publishing date: Jul 22, 2021  •  22 hours ago  •  5 minute read  •  219 Comments July 6 photo of children at a playground in Philadelphia. Photo by REUTERS/Hannah Beier Article content If you’re reading this… Read More »

7 children in ICU, 2 on life support as they battle delta variant of COVID-19

Loading the player… At least seven children are in the intensive care unit in Mississippi as the state continues to battle the delta variant of COVID-19 — and two of the children are on life support.  On Twitter on Tuesday, Dr. Thomas Dobbs, a Mississippi Department of Health official, tweeted an update to an earlier… Read More »

Children and Covid: Journalists Explore Grief and Vaccine Side Effects

KHN senior correspondent JoNel Aleccia discussed grief among the estimated 46,000 children in the U.S. who lost a parent to covid-19 on NBC News NOW on Tuesday. KHN senior correspondent Sarah Varney discussed one family’s reckoning with racism after a police shooting on NPR/WBUR’s “Here & Now” on Monday. California Healthline editor Arthur Allen discussed… Read More »

Small Study Looks at Children With Covid Inflammatory Syndrome

The Coronavirus Outbreak liveLatest Updates Maps and Cases State Reopening Tracker Vaccine Rollout New Mask Guidance Vaccines and Children Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story Children With Covid Inflammatory Syndrome May Overcome Their Most Serious Symptoms A small study found that six months after hospitalization, most children with… Read More »

C.D.C. Advisers Endorse Pfizer Vaccine for Children Ages 12 to 15

The Coronavirus Outbreak liveLatest Updates Maps and Cases State Reopening Tracker Vaccine Rollout Second Dose F.A.Q. Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story C.D.C. Advisers Endorse Pfizer Vaccine for Children Ages 12 to 15 Immunizations will quickly begin nationwide, officials predicted. High schoolers getting vaccinated in Connecticut last month.… Read More »

Essential Reads: Evidence-Based Interventions for Depressed Mothers and Their Young Children

In a given year, about 10% of mothers in the United States experience a major depressive episode (MDE).  Roughly translated, this means about 1 in 10 children is exposed to maternal depression each year (Ertel et al, 2011).  While much attention has focused on postpartum depression, which affects about 10% to 15% of women, mothers… Read More »