Throughout the pandemic, parents have worried about what all this lack of socialization could be doing to kids’ development. As vaccine rollouts continue, it’s time to think about reacclimating kids to the wide world of in-person togetherness. But how?
Vaccines are crucial to fighting infectious diseases — yet there’s still a lot of misinformation floating around about them. Here’s a look at how they’re developed and how they work.
The flu isn’t just in schools — it’s also spread in other places in our communities. A pediatric infectious disease specialist explains why kids should still get flu shots this year.
How can you help a kid with a fear of needles stay calm when it comes time for vaccines? Start by staying calm yourself, avoiding certain harsh words and explaining how shots keep them healthy.
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