Moderna Vaccine Promotes Strong Immune Response in Children 6-11 Years Old

Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine elicits a strong immune response in children aged 6 to 11Researchers reported Wednesday — another signpost on what’s become a long and winding road to protecting young children against the virus, even as cases rise again. On Monday, Moderna sought approval from the Food and Drug Administration for the vaccine to be […]

CDC Investigates 109 Cases of Hepatitis, Including Children

The death of five children and an unusual group of more than 100 cases of hepatitis in young children in the United States are under investigation by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the agency said on Friday. The CDC said it was examining cases involving 109 children in 25 states and territories with […]

Study Findings Change Their Minds 5 Years Later, Several Transgender Children

Young children who transition to a new gender along with social changes — taking on new names, pronouns, haircuts and clothes — will likely continue to define that gender five years later, according to one study. report The first study of its kind was published Wednesday. The data comes from the Transgender Youth Project, a […]

Omicron Was More Severe in Unvaccinated Children 5-11 Years Old

Unvaccinated children ages 5 to 11 are hospitalized with Covid at twice the rate of vaccinated children during the winter months, according to the Omicron variant surge, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. reported on Tuesday. The study was: last to show He said that although the vaccines have lost some of their effectiveness […]

All Children 8 Years and Over Should Be Screened for Anxiety, US Mission

worsening condition mental health among children He encouraged an influential group of experts to refer all children aged 8 to 18 to screening for the first time for one of the most common concerns, anxiety. childhood mental health disorders. A draft of the new guide, open to general commentIt will likely be completed within this […]

A war continues over prolonged covid in children

Children develop many other difficult-to-identify syndromes after contracting covid. Fatigue is common. Some children may have a cough or sore throat for months. Others take months to regain their sense of taste and smell. Some are too weak to go to school or show signs of heart damage, while others have seizures and fainting. Symptoms […]

Moderna Requests Emergency Vaccination Authorization for Young Children

Moderna said Wednesday it will seek immediate authorization for a coronavirus vaccine for children younger than 6 years after interim results from its clinical trial showed volunteers in this age group had a similar immune response to young adults when given a quarter dose compared to younger adults. powerful. However, the company has proven that […]

New Malaria Treatment for Children Gets First Approval

Australian regulators have approved a simple combination of drugs as an effective treatment for one type of malaria in children aged 2 to 16, opening the door to approvals in other countries and heralding a new weapon in the fight against a deadly disease. The drug is a single dose of tafenoquine (Brand name Kozenis) […]

Parents: Will You Vaccinate Your Young Children?

The pandemic has been a difficult time for families, full of complex decisions. We are investigating why some families choose to be vaccinated while others do not. As the timeline for the announcement by the Food and Drug Administration is uncertain, parents are left to speculate on when a Covid-19 vaccine might become available for […]

Which Coronavirus Vaccine Will Work for the Youngest Children?

WASHINGTON — Over the past 10 months, tens of millions of children and teenagers have been vaccinated with Pfizer-BioNTech, while the companies’ main competitor, Moderna, has stayed on the sidelines, with shots limited to adults. But Moderna may now be ready for a comeback at a critical juncture in the country’s vaccination campaign. The company […]