This retrospective study show age-dependent expression of ACE2 in nasal epithelium, the first point of contact for SARS-CoV-2 and the human body. This may shed light on why children only appear to account for a small proportion of COVID-19 cases.  Angiotensin-converting Read More
This retrospective cohort study found a 2.5-fold decrease in pediatric fracture volume during the COVID-19 pandemic, partially because of cessation of organized sports and decreased playground use. Study compared acute fractures presenting to a single level I pediatric trauma hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic with fractures during a Read More
This retrospective study found inconsistent results of RT-PCR-testing using throat and anal swabs for monitoring SARS-CoV-2 infection. RT-PCR assay on throat and anal swabs were simultaneously tested in 212 of 2138 pediatric patients with suspected SARS-CoV-2 infection in Wuhan Children’s Read More
This study found up-to-date vaccination coverage from children 24 months of age and younger declined in all age cohorts except the birth-dose hepatitis B coverage.  Among children aged 5 months, up-to-date status for all recommended vaccines declined from approximately two Read More
This study found no difference in rates of positive SARS-CoV-2 test results in adults who received BCG vaccination in childhood compared to those who did not.  The BCG vaccine was routinely administered to all newborns in Israel as part of Read More
A retrospective review comparing the pulmonary chest CT findings of patients with COVID-19 pneumonia with those with other types of viral pneumonia found that a peripheral distribution, a lesion range > 10 cm, involvement of 5 lobes, presence of hilar and mediastinal lymph Read More
Among 1438 patients hospitalized with COVID-19 in metropolitan New York in this publication, treatment with hydroxychloroquine, azithromycin, or both was not associated with significantly lower in-hospital mortality. A retrospective study aimed to describe the association between use of hydroxychloroquine, with Read More

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