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COVID-19 in Pregnancy and Childhood

Previously titled: Not Just Small Adults: COVID-19 in Children

Thursday, April 29, 2021
12 p.m. - 1 p.m. ET

How SARS-CoV-2 affects children has emerged as one of the great mysteries of the pandemic. As new knowledge illuminates the differences in infection presentation and the immunobiology of disease in children, one question looms large: What role will pediatric infections play in public health efforts to contain the pandemic?

Opening remarks, Howard Heller (MassCPR and Massachusetts General Hospital)

SARS-CoV-2 and multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children and adolescents, Adrienne Randolph (Boston Children’s Hospital)

SARS-CoV-2 infection in pregnancy, Andrea Edlow (Massachusetts General Hospital)

COVID-19 vaccination and pregnancy, Kathryn Gray (Brigham and Women's Hospital)

The role of pediatric vaccinations in curbing the pandemic, Ofer Levy (Boston Children's Hospital