Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19: Majority of infected children may not show typical symptoms

The majority of children infected with SARS-CoV-2 may not show typical symptoms such as fever, cough or shortness of breath, according to a study published in Scientific Reports, which examined data on 12,306 children with ...

Pediatrics

Study shows flu vaccine lessens COVID-19 symptoms in children

Researchers from the University of Missouri School of Medicine have discovered that children who receive a seasonal flu shot are less likely to suffer symptoms from a COVID-19 infection. The finding comes from a review of ...

Pediatrics

The pandemic and childhood weight gain

There's plenty of talk of the COVID 20—meaning the extra weight that adults are putting on during the pandemic. But what about children? Even before the pandemic, the percentage of American children who have overweight ...

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