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25 Years of Arthur

By Fred Vigeant

Demand is strong for kids’ COVID-19 vaccines in parts of Pennsylvania, pediatricians say

“As soon as we had vaccine available, and as soon as we were able to get our marketing announcement out there, parents began scheduling appointments.”

By Zoë Read/WHYY

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Parental hesitancy about COVID-19 vaccines could leave kids unprotected, thwart herd immunity

“People see their kids as more vulnerable than adults, and there’s this duty to protect them the younger they are.”

By Sarah Boden/WESA

What do we know about COVID-19 in kids now?

Though children are becoming seriously ill at lower rates than adults are, they still make up a significant proportion of infections and hospitalizations.

By Zoë Read/WHYY

Relaxed COVID measures may be causing an unseasonal surge in another virus

Another virus is leading to an unseasonably high number of illnesses in children: respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV.

By Alan Yu/WHYY