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Impact of 2014 Policy Change Examined for Pediatric Kidney Transplants

Racial/ethnic disparities in time from dialysis initiation to transplantation mitigated by 2014 Kidney Allocation System

White House Announces COVID-19 Vaccination Plan for Young Children

Rather than mass vaccination sites, Biden administration plans to have pediatric shots delivered in settings parents know and trust

Racial/Ethnic Disparities ID’d in Childhood Cancer Survival

Survival disparities reduced after adjustment for health insurance and area-level socioeconomic status

Preexisting Chronic Conditions Tied to COVID-19 Severity in Children

Additionally, Black or other non-White race tied to greater severity in hospitalized children

Pfizer Sends First Data to FDA on COVID-19 Vaccines for Younger Children

Agency has said it could authorize a vaccine for younger children in a matter of weeks after receipt of trial data

Highest Parental COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy Seen Among Most Impacted

Black parents and those of publicly insured children show greatest vaccine hesitancy

Neighborhood Gun Violence Tied to Pediatric ED Visits for Mental Health

Increased odds of mental health-related pediatric emergency visits seen for children living within four to five blocks of a shooting

Pfizer to Ask FDA Soon for Approval of Its COVID-19 Vaccine for Younger Children

Right now, COVID-19 vaccines are only approved for children 12 years and older

Youth Online Risk Factors Tied to Suicide-Related Behaviors

Risk for each factor varies, but risk for severe suicide/self-harm alert is 70 times higher for youth with five or more online risk factors

Parents of Hospitalized Children Want to Understand Costs

Yet, fewer than one in 10 families say an actual cost conversation occurred