As pediatricians who care for kids infected with influenza every winter, we look to fall with some degree of trepidation. As pumpkin spice hits the stores and leaves change, our first influenza cases emerge, ultimately affecting thousands of children throughout the season. This year, the flu season will overlap with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, with the potential to cause more illness, missed days of school and work, and hospitalizations. While …
Post Author: Sarah Swenson, MD, DPhil, Trisha K. Paul, MD, Zachary R. Shaheen, MD, PhD, and Marta Michalska-Smith, MD
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