E062322 The evolution of COVID-19: Variants, Vaccinations and Anti-Virals
This is a one hour recorded grand rounds presentation featuring Anu Kalaskar, MD, Christina Koutsari, PharmD, PhD, and Joseph Kurland, MPH, CIC.
Healthcare clinicians caring for pediatric patients and their families.
- Review the current epidemiology of COVID including case numbers, variants and severity of illness
- Outline the current status of COVID vaccination including recommendations for boosters in the pediatric population and updated vaccination schedules
- Describe the COVID treatment guidelines for kids for current anti-viral medications including Paxlovid and Remdesivir
PRESENTERS: Anu Kalaskar, MD, Christina Koutsari, PharmD, PhD, and Joseph Kurland, MPH, CIC
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