Tag: Infant/Child/Teenage Health

Israel Begins Pfizer Covid-19 Vaccine for At-Risk Children Under 12 as Delta Cases Surge

TEL AVIV—Israel authorized the use of Pfizer Inc.’s Covid-19 vaccine for vulnerable children between five and 11 years old, as cases of the highly contagious...

European Union Approves Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine for Adolescents

The European Union’s health agency approved the Covid-19 vaccine from Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE for children between the ages of 12 and 15 years...

The share of kids visiting the emergency department for mental-health concerns has increased during the pandemic

Many Americans steered clear of hospitals early in the pandemic for fear of contracting the coronavirus. Chandan Khanna/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images Amid shelter-in-place orders and school...

Scientists examine how adults and children fight off COVID-19 — and say it may have implications for vaccine research

Why do children appear to fight off COVID-19 more effectively than adults? A new study published Tuesday on the immune response by children and adults...

Asymptomatic children who contract COVID-19 may ‘shed’ coronavirus for weeks

Should families double down on social distancing now that their kids are going back to school? A new study published in JAMA Pediatrics suggests that...