Expect variations on the traditional parade of seasonal respiratory viruses, with increased numbers of coinfections.
Children now represent 10% of all COVID-19 cases, but measures continue to show low rates of severe illness.
Clinicians need to prepare for managing coinfections of COVID-19 with flu and/or other respiratory viral infections in the upcoming flu season.
Milestone provides “a chilling reminder of why we need to take this virus seriously,” said the AAP president.
The field of pediatric hospital medicine must recognize the role that race plays in propagating inequalities.
A South Korean case series of 91 children with COVID-19 identified detectable viral RNA for approximately 2 weeks’ duration.
Proportion of child cases highest in Wyoming, according to American Academy of Pediatrics and Children’s Hospital Association.
It is unclear how many children remain asymptomatic in comparison with those who were in a presymptomatic phase at the time of testing.
These times are unsettling for the pediatric hospitalist community.