Infectious Diseases in Children


The following articles appeared in the print edition of INFECTIOUS DISEASES IN CHILDREN.

Table of Contents
Cover Story

Climate change: A growing threat to children’s health

At Issue

Does climate change facilitate the spread and transmission of dengue?


COVID-19 spreads, mostly sparing children

Q&A: COVID-19 outbreak could turn medical supply chain into ‘hostage situation’

Proposed US budget cuts could have ‘disastrous’ effect on global health

SNAP changes looming amid mixed data on program’s success

In the Journals

26% of hospitalized kids on antibiotics receive suboptimal prescription

AAP: Pediatricians should prescribe physical activity for patients

Addition of pediatric observation unit improves care at NYC hospital

Economics may explain cognitive deficits in children of single mothers

Few adolescents with HIV achieve viral suppression within 5 months

Flu vaccine 55% effective in children this season, early estimates show

In Tennessee, just 23% of at-risk infants are tested for HCV

Kids often exposed to pills removed from childproof containers

Less than a quarter of adolescent MSM have ever been tested for HIV

Many children not following ACIP immunization schedule

Many transgender youths avoid disclosing gender to health providers

Prenatal antibiotic exposure linked to childhood asthma

S. pneumoniae strains increasingly resistant in post-PCV13 era

Small study shows no vertical transmission of novel coronavirus

Study shows 14% decline in pediatrician visits

Meeting News

Understanding and approaching feeding disorders in children with autism

Pharmacology Consult

Are you still prescribing codeine?

Edward A. Bell, PharmD, BCPS

What's Your Diagnosis?

When unusual problems present, always ask about travel

James H. Brien, DO