Case study: MIS-C patient with complications seeks return to sports

The patient A young adolescent male who participates in competitive football and basketball and with history of recent COVID-19 infection was admitted to the pediatric intensive care unit at Norton Children’s Hospital. The initial workup […]

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Kids can develop ‘long-haul’ symptoms after COVID-19 infection

Even though children are more likely to be spared serious illness from COVID-19, the so-called long COVID-19 in children has brought symptoms like headache and fatigue lasting a month or more. The U.S. Centers for […]

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Neurological effects of COVID-19 in children double with preexisting neurological condition

Neurological effects of COVID-19 in children have been most common in those who had a preexisting neurological condition, representing both new symptoms and a continuation or worsening of previous symptoms, according to a recently published […]

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COVID-19 to be discussed at annual R. Dietz Wolfe, M.D. Lectureship

Infectious diseases specialists Kristina A. Bryant, M.D., and Paul S. Schulz, M.D., will discuss the latest on COVID-19 at the 23rd R. Dietz Wolfe, M.D. Lectureship to be livestreamed Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2021, from 5:45 […]

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Case study: Diagnosing underlying asthma after COVID-19 infection in child

The patient A 3-year-old twin girl with a history of prematurity (32 weeks gestational age), intubated for five days in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) and who developed pneumothorax as a neonate, was referred […]

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New option for kids with prolonged symptoms after COVID-19

Since October 2020, Norton Children’s Infectious Diseases, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine, has offered a clinic for children who continue to feel unwell long after they recover from acute COVID-19. As the pandemic […]

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Norton Children’s opens preregistration for COVID-19 vaccinations in children ages 12 and older

In anticipation of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration emergency use authorization for a COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 12 to 15, Norton Children’s has opened vaccine preregistration for children ages 12 and up on […]

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Returning to classrooms could increase vaping-related risks of COVID-19 and lung injury

With kids returning to in-classroom instruction, the availability of vaping products and the peer pressure to use them could increase. That adds to the risks of developing COVID-19 as well as e-cigarette or vaping use-associated […]

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