Tag: COVID-19 in pediatrics

As Americans Navigate Conflicting COVID-19 Mask Advice, ‘Everyone Is Confused’

PRINCETON, N.J./SANTA MONICA, Calif. (Reuters) – A COVID-19 surge ignited in parts of the United States by the highly contagious Delta variant and vaccine hesitancy...

New CDC School Guidance Calls for In-Person Classes, With Caveats

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. School may be out for summer, but the Centers for Disease...

US Surpasses 4 Million COVID Cases in Children

Even as the number of new COVID-19 cases continues to drop, the United States reached the 4-million mark for infected children, according to a report...

Children Likely the ‘Leading Edge’ in Spread of COVID-19 Variants

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. Public health officials in the Midwest and Northeast are sounding the...

Masks Don’t Affect Oxygen Saturation in People With Asthma

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Wearing a mask to protect against transmission of COVID-19 does not...

In-Person K-12 Classes Don’t Fuel COVID-19 Outbreaks, Study Says

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. In-person classes at K-12 schools don’t appear to lead to more...

Study Confirms Key COVID-19 Risk Factors in Children

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center.   Children and adolescents who receive positive COVID-19 test results are...

FDA Approves Remdesivir, First Treatment for COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved remdesivir (Veklury) today...

US Tops 500,000 COVID-19 Cases in Children

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The number of children infected with COVID-19 rose by 7.8% during...

Chilblain-like Lesions Reported in Kids Thought to Have COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Two reports of chilblain-like lesions in children suspected of having COVID-19...

The Unanticipated Consequences of Pandemic Care

The COVID-19 pandemic is fraught with unexpected twists, among them a dramatic plunge in emergency department patient volumes, according to an expert panel on unanticipated consequences...