Top 5 Takeaways Initial Vaccine Effectiveness: The original monovalent mRNA COVID-19 vaccine was 52% effective in preventing COVID-19-related hospitalization in children and adolescents when the last dose was received within

Top 5 Takeaways Lower-cost Ventilation Strategies Predominate: The majority of U.S. K–12 public schools reported using lower-cost ventilation improvement strategies, such as relocating activities outdoors and opening doors or windows.

Top 5 Takeaways Risk of Salmonellosis in Newborns: A case of neonatal salmonellosis in Oregon highlights the risks to newborns from backyard poultry, even without direct exposure, emphasizing the dangers

Top 5 Takeaways No Recent Increases in Pediatric Hepatitis or Adenovirus: Analysis of four data sources shows no recent uptick in hepatitis-associated emergency department visits, hospitalizations, liver transplants, or adenovirus

Top 5 Takeaways Significant number of pediatric hepatitis cases: From October 1, 2021, to June 15, 2022, 296 pediatric patients in the U.S. were diagnosed with hepatitis of unknown etiology,

Top 5 Takeaways FDA Approvals and ACIP Recommendations: The FDA issued Emergency Use Authorizations for the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines for children aged 6 months–5 years and 6 months–4

Top 5 Takeaways Widespread Provider Availability: As of April 25, 2022, 87.5% of U.S. counties had at least one active COVID-19 vaccine provider for children aged 5–11, primarily pharmacies and

Top 5 Takeaways Significant Decrease in HIV Testing and Case Identification: The first months of the COVID-19 pandemic saw a 40.1% decrease in HIV testing and a 29.4% decrease in

Top 5 Takeaways Five measles cases in unvaccinated children: Occurred in children aged 1–9 years living in the same apartment building in Cook County, Illinois, highlighting measles’ high contagion among