• Impact of congenital heart disease on outcomes among pediatric patients hospitalized for influenza infection

    22 days ago - By BMC

    Young children and those with chronic medical conditions are at risk for complications of influenza including cardiopulmonary compromise. Here we aim to examine risks of mortality, clinical complications in ch...
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  • Code Blue for COVID-19 Patients: No Survivors

    Code Blue for COVID-19 Patients: No Survivors

    22 days ago - By MedPageToday

    Survival chances were bleak among COVID-19 patients who sustained in-hospital cardiac arrest , U.S. data showed.
    After a median 8 minutes of CPR on 54 such patients, 53.7% had return of spontaneous circulation, according...
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  • US teens are twice as likely to catch coronavirus as younger kids, CDC finds

    US teens are twice as likely to catch coronavirus as younger kids, CDC finds

    22 days ago - By Daily Mail

    Older and Latinx children were each about twice as likely to be diagnosed with coronavirus than were younger kids or those of other races, respectively, according to the new CDC data.
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  • COVID-19 twice as common among young teens, adolescents than young children

    22 days ago - By Healio

    From May to September, the average weekly incidence of COVID-19 was around twice as high among children aged between 12 and 17 years compared with children aged 5 to 11 years, according to data published in MMWR.
    Weekly, the older age group averaged 37.4 cases of COVID-19 per 100,000 children compared with 19 cases among children aged 5 to 11 years from, according to Rebecca T. Leeb, PhD, and colleagues from the CDC's COVID-19 Response Team.
    They said the findings “can provide a baseline for monitoring national trends.”
    “Monitoring at the local level could inform
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