The COVID-19 pandemic threatens decades of progress in reducing preventable deaths in children worldwide.
Fetal exposure to the H1N1 vaccine is not associated with an increased risk for autism spectrum disorder or autistic disorder in children.
Researchers compared HAdV-3 with HAdV-7 replication kinetics and host response in ex vivo human lung tissue cultures.
Investigators analyzed hospitalization data of children in 14 states and found that — although COVID-19–associated hospitalization among children is low compared with that of adults — 1 in 3 hospitalized children was admitted to an ICU.
The aim of this study was to evaluate the invasive disease potential of non-PCV13 serotypes after implementation of this vaccine.
HHS issued the amendment in order to increase access to childhood vaccines and decrease the risk of vaccine-preventable disease outbreaks as children return to daycare and school.
The otic suspension is a combination of ciprofloxacin, a fluoroquinolone antibacterial and dexamethasone, a corticosteroid.
Use of the FilmArray ME panel significantly reduced the treatment duration, length of hospital stay, and total hospital cost associated with pediatric CNS infection.
Sisunatovir is an orally administered RSV fusion inhibitor that binds to RSV-F protein on the viral surface inhibiting RSV replication.
Researchers found limited clinical variability between PIV serotypes and substantial overlap in presenting signs and symptoms for PIV and other etiologies.
Young children with mild-to-moderate COVID-19 have higher amounts of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) viral RNA in their nasopharynx than older children and adults.
Lack of parental intent to initiate and complete the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine series for adolescents is a major public health concern.
Nirsevimab prevents respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)-associated lower respiratory tract infections in healthy preterm infants, while maternal RSV fusion (F) protein nanoparticle vaccination did not meet the prespecified criterion for efficacy.
Children with GII.4 type norovirus had more severe symptoms and required more medical care.
A shorter regimen of rifampin is safer and less expensive than the standard 9-month regimen of isoniazid for treatment latent tuberculosis.
Risk-adapted therapy effectively prevents fungal infections and reduces neurotoxicity in children with leukemia.
Younger children and those with special needs should attend school in person whenever possible, because online learning is mostly ineffective for these children.
The American Cancer Society has updated guidelines on human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination, emphasizing that vaccination should be routinely offered at age 9 to 12 years.
Efforts to reduce new HIV infections in children worldwide are faltering.
Children with COVID-19 in this case series were found to have neurological symptoms involving both the CNS and PNS in the absence of respiratory symptoms.