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The Latest on COVID-19 with Infectious Diseases Experts

As news escalates around COVID-19 surges and the latest variants, we checked in with our infectious disease experts to answer some of the most frequently asked questions you may have.

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COVID-19 Vaccine for Kids Under 5

Our infectious diseases experts answer common questions, concerns and misconceptions about the COVID-19 vaccine for kids 6 months to 4 years old.

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What Does Endemic Mean? And Are We There Yet with COVID-19?

Dr. Larry Kociolek answers frequently asked questions about COVID-19’s endemic stage and new variants.

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FAQ: Omicron Variant and Children and What to Do if Your Child Tests Positive

Find out more about the COVID-19 Omicron variant and how to manage it with kids. 

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Boosters, Omicron and Kids

Our Infectious Diseases experts answer frequently asked questions about boosters, Omicron and celebrating the holidays.

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Tips For How To Prepare Your Child for the COVID-19 Vaccine

Becca Mitsos, Certified Child Life Specialist (CCLS), shares some simple tips and reminders to help make your child’s COVID-19 vaccine as easy as possible.

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COVID-19 Vaccine for Kids Under 12

Nina Alfieri, MD, MS, FAAP, answers commonly asked questions about the COVID-19 vaccine for children under 12.

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Lurie Children’s Discourages Off-Label Prescribing of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine

The American Academy of Pediatrics strongly discourages the use of the vaccine in off-labeling prescribing to youth under 12.

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What Parents Should Know About the Delta Variant

What does the Delta variant mean for children? Lurie Children's infectious diseases experts answer common questions.

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Children’s Mental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Study reveals trends in children’s mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Celebrating the Holidays During COVID-19

As the holiday season approaches, many families are debating whether to attend their annual celebrations due to COVID-19.

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Tips for Talking to Kids About Coronavirus

The experts at Lurie Children's provide their guidance and tips for talking to kids about COVID-19, even if there's no “right way” to cope. 

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