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Children May Silently Spread COVID-19

Kids can get the coronavirus too, but what parents may not know is that children are more contagious despite having mild or no symptoms, according to a recent study by Massachusetts General Hospital. For the investigation, researchers looked at 192 children between ages 0 and 22. Of these individuals, 49 tested positive for the coronavirus,… Read More »

Children don’t need to wear masks or follow strict social distancing when they return to school: SickKids experts

Article content continued Children wearing face shields sit in class at Kinugawa Elementary School on June 3, 2020 in Nikko, Japan. Carl Court/Getty Images Fisman said there is no basis for that statement. “If you wanted to create super-spreader events, the way to do it would be to gather large groups indoors and have them… Read More »

FDA Approves Epclusa (sofosbuvir/velpatasvir) for Children Ages 6 and Older or Weighing at Least 17 kg with Chronic Hepatitis C Infection

Print this page FOSTER CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for Epclusa® (sofosbuvir 400mg/velpatasvir 100mg; sofosbuvir 200mg/velpatasvir 50 mg) for the treatment of people with chronic hepatitis C infection (HCV) as young as 6 years of age or weighing at… Read More »

FDA Approves Fiasp (insulin aspart injection) for the Treatment of Children with Diabetes

Print this page PLAINSBORO, N.J., Jan. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Novo Nordisk today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Fiasp (insulin aspart injection) 100 u/mL for use as a new mealtime insulin option for children with diabetes.1 Fiasp is the first and only fast-acting mealtime insulin injection that does not… Read More »

NIH Researchers Estimate 17% of Food-Allergic Children Have Sesame Allergy – National Institutes of Health

News Release Monday, November 4, 2019 Investigators at the National Institutes of Health have found that sesame allergy is common among children with other food allergies, occurring in an estimated 17% of this population. In addition, the scientists have found that sesame antibody testing — whose utility has been controversial — accurately predicts whether a… Read More »