Tag: infant

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...

COVID Can Harm the Infant Heart

By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Dec. 3, 2020 (HealthDay News) – An infant diagnosed with COVID-19 showed signs of reversible heart injury and...

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...

How One Very Ill Infant Survived COVID-19

FRIDAY, May 1, 2020 (HealthDay News) — A 3-week-old Texas infant in critical condition with COVID-19 was successfully treated and recovered, doctors report. ...