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More than 165,000 child COVID-19 cases were reported from July 22 to Aug. 5, a 4% increase in the cumulative number of child cases, according to a new analysis.
Infections rose nearly 85% last week from the week before as the delta variant spreads.
“Combining layers of protection that include vaccinations, masking and clean hands hygiene will make in-person learning safe and possible for everyone.”
Should children go to summer camp as the COVID-19 pandemic slogs on? Here's what the American Academy of Pediatrics has to say.
If not, kids may not be able to get vaccinated until well into the next school year, pediatricians warn.
They're unproven and traumatizing, particularly during COVID-19 when students and teachers already confront so much, the physicians say.
More than 5 million people in the U.S. have been infected with the coronavirus, according to new data.
The American Academy of Pediatrics supports reopening schools. But its latest statement is a sharp rebuke of President Trump's blunt approach.
The doctors are "strongly" in favor of in-person learning, while acknowledging that universal masking may not be realistic.
Hospitals and birth centers are a woman's safest choice, the American Academy of Pediatrics noted in its new guidelines.
Because experts say that it truly does not work.
The American Academy of Pediatrics released haunting images drawn by children who had been in Customs and Border Protection custody.
The group determined kids under age 5 should not be allowed very much screen time either.
Health experts say the risk to babies isn't just from misuse of Fisher-Price's inclined sleeper.
The group wants the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission to recall the sleeper after a report linked it to babies' deaths.
"Our worst fears are being realized as measles outbreaks spread across the country," the AAP said.
From time limits to reward policies, families take many different approaches.
The American Academy of Pediatrics has a new take on car seat safety.
The American Academy of Pediatrics' new report will make you think.
The new border policy could have lifelong medical consequences for these children.