2022-2023 flu vaccine recommendations

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) flu vaccine recommendations for the 2022-23 season will mirror the previous season, and pediatricians should begin to plan their flu immunization campaigns. “Kids experience really substantial morbidity from flu, […]

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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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New vaccine clinic opens at Norton Children’s Infectious Diseases

Norton Children’s Infectious Diseases, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine, has opened a new clinic that will serve the pediatric community by addressing a wide variety of vaccination needs, including special immunization circumstances, catch-up, […]

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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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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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Specialized infectious diseases care for kids who need organ transplants

Victoria A. Statler, M.D., M.S., offers specialized care in a relatively new field: pediatric transplant infectious diseases. Dr. Statler, a pediatric infectious diseases specialist with Norton Children’s Infectious Diseases, affiliated with the UofL School of […]

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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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Preventing and treating infection in vulnerable pediatric transplant patients

As infectious diseases pose a greater risk for pediatric transplant patients than other kids, Victoria A. Statler, M.D., will follow up with her patients for years to help protect them from infection, and if they […]

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UofL pediatric infectious diseases providers are now Norton Children’s Infectious Diseases

The affiliation between Norton Healthcare, UofL Physicians ­– Pediatrics and the University of Louisville School of Medicine makes it easier for children and their families to access comprehensive infectious diseases care connected to the Norton […]

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Online training available for providers to advocate for childhood immunizations

The Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS) has launched a program to equip health care providers with resources to confront vaccine hesitancy and immunization delays due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Kristina A. Bryant, M.D., specialist with […]

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Mustafa Barbour, M.D., brings innovative hematology/oncology care to Louisville-area children

Mustafa Barbour, M.D.,  a pediatric hematologist/oncologist, is active in bringing new and innovative treatments to patients at Norton Children’s Cancer Institute, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine. Dr. Barbour, who has been caring for […]

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