Tag Archives: Children

COVID-19 myths that refuse to die, from undue concern about children to variants and vaccines

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Health Canada The pandemic was never a danger to children Author of the article: Tristin Hopper Publishing date: Jul 22, 2021  •  2 days ago  •  5 minute read  •  226 Comments July 6 photo of children at a playground in Philadelphia. Photo by REUTERS/Hannah Beier Article content If you’re reading this… Read More »

7 children in ICU, 2 on life support as they battle delta variant of COVID-19

Loading the player… At least seven children are in the intensive care unit in Mississippi as the state continues to battle the delta variant of COVID-19 — and two of the children are on life support.  On Twitter on Tuesday, Dr. Thomas Dobbs, a Mississippi Department of Health official, tweeted an update to an earlier… Read More »

Parents Are Reluctant to Get Their Children Vaccinated for Covid-19, Poll Shows

The Coronavirus Outbreak liveLatest Updates Maps and Cases Vaccine Rollout Second Dose Outdoor Mask Guidance Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story Poll Shows Parents Are Reluctant to Get Their Children Vaccinated for Covid-19 The new survey also found that only 9 percent of adults who hadn’t gotten the… Read More »

U.S. FDA Approves ALK’s Ragwitek (Short Ragweed Pollen Allergen Extract) Tablet for Sublingual Use as Immunotherapy for Children and Adolescents With Short Ragweed Pollen-Induced Allergic Rhinitis With or Without Conjunctivitis

ROUND ROCK, Texas, April 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — ALK (ALKB: DC / OMX: ALK B / AKABY / AKBLF), a global, research-driven pharmaceutical company that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of allergies, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Ragwitek (Short Ragweed Pollen Allergen Extract) Tablet for Sublingual Use for the… Read More »

CDC study finds coronavirus rarely kills children, but minorities at higher risk

Children from ethnic and racial minorities, those with underlying health conditions and those between the ages of 18 and 20 are more likely to die, a CDC-led research team wrote in a study published Tuesday in the agency’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. The report also showed just how unusual it is for children and… Read More »

Many Children With MIS-C Had No Covid-19 Symptoms

The Coronavirus Outbreak liveLatest Updates Maps and Cases Risk Near You Who Can Get Vaccinated? Vaccine Questions Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story Many Children With Serious Inflammatory Syndrome Had No Covid Symptoms Pediatricians should be vigilant, experts said, after the release of the largest U.S. study of… Read More »