Shots in arms are the quickest way out of this pandemic, according to Dr. Kate Williamson, a pediatrician at Children’s Hospital of Orange County and Mission Hospital. Williamson is also the president of the American Academy of Pediatrics-Orange County Chapter. “It is true. There are some variants going around that increase the likelihood of spread, […]
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 […]
Could having the measles cause immune amnesia and leave you more vulnerable to illnesses and diseases you previously had? The Doctors welcome pediatrician Dr. Eric Ball to explain.
Pediatrician Dr. Eric Ball shares as more kids are not vaccinated, the number of measles cases will continue to increase. He shares that pediatricians believe in community immunity and there are a lot of people that are not able to get vaccinations, and the way that we protect these vulnerable populations is by the majority […]