COVID-19 Vaccine Can Prevent ICU Visit for Pregnant Women

The mRNA vaccine appear to be the most effective means of preventing severe COVID-19 symptoms and complications in pregnant women, according to a recent study conducted by the Oxford Maternal…

Study finds high prevalence of depression and anxiety in children and adolescents during COVID-19 pandemic

Children and adolescents (aged 0–19 years) account for almost 1.9 billion of the global population, most of whom live in low-and middle-income countries (LMICs). This phase of life brings significant…

Does COVID-19 cause adverse pregnancy and neonatal outcomes?

Early in the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, pregnant women were thought to be at unusually high risk from the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) compared to the…

Getting COVID-19 during pregnancy can have devastating effects, study says

(CNN) – New evidence suggests that getting COVID-19 during pregnancy can have devastating effects. “This was a very large study. About 13,000 pregnant women. Twelve countries. Twelve studies all put…

COVID-19 booster doses could significantly reduce the incidence of SARS-CoV-2 infection among young adults

A recent study published in the journal PLOS Medicine examined the effectiveness of booster doses of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines in protecting vaccinated young adults against severe acute respiratory…

The role of sleep behavior in developmental executive function outcomes in children during COVID-19 confinement

In a recent study published in PLoS ONE, researchers assessed the protective effect of sleep on children’s executive skills during coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) isolation. Study: Sleep as a protective…

Breast milk of people vaccinated against COVID-19 provides protection to infants, study reveals

A new study from the University of Florida provides more evidence that the breast milk of people vaccinated against COVID-19 provides protection to infants too young to receive the vaccine.…

Pediatric deaths due to COVID-19 remain very low, study shows

A new study conducted in England shows that the risk of death due to COVID-19 remains very low for children and young people, and most deaths occur in those with…

COVID-19 vaccination provides higher concentrations of antibodies to babies and pregnant people

Pregnant people who received one of the mRNA COVID-19 vaccines had 10-fold higher antibody concentrations than those who were naturally infected with SARS-CoV-2, a finding that was also observed in…

Research estimates the changing burden of COVID-19 in Austin, Texas

In a recent study posted to the medRxiv* preprint server, researchers estimated the time-varying burden of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) by ZIP codes and individual age in Austin, Texas. COVID-19…