Doctors warn that the recent drop in vaccination rates may lead to outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases as kids return to school and day care this fall. “Herd immunity is something that keeps our kids safe, and if we can’t rely on it, measles and whooping cough can easily come back. They affect kids much more […]
ABC7 – Dr. Kate Williamson, CHOC Children’s pediatrician with SOCPA, said there’s still an increase in the number of cases, but the rate at which they’re going up may be slowing down.
COSTA MESA (CBSLA) — The Center for Disease Control released new guidelines on Friday for students returning to school during the coronavirus pandemic. “I have seen the negative mental health effects on my patients” said pediatrician Dr. Kate Williamson of the long-term time away from school. “I have also seen the physical effects. I’ve seen the […]
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A pediatric psychologist offers coping tips for parents and children living in uncertain times such as the COVID-19 pandemic.
There is no vaccine for 2019-nCoV. The best way to prevent infection is to avoid exposure in the first place.