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As of July 29

CDC Updates Info on Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children

Distinguishing this COVID-19-related syndrome from others can be challenging
Among children with myopia

Bifocal Contact Lenses May Slow Children’s Myopia Progression

Myopia progression reduced with high add power versus medium add power multifocal or single-vision contact lenses
While rates of hospitalization for children with COVID-19 remain low

CDC: Pediatric Hospitalizations for COVID-19 Increasing

A similar proportion of hospitalized children need intensive care as adults
Youth with diabetes who are involved with the decision to start continuous glucose monitoring are more likely to continue using the technology

Shared Decision Making Improves Youth Continuous Glucose Monitor Use

Findings for study involving youth with diabetes, with follow-up two months after initiation
The rates of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 infection are increased among minority and socioeconomically disadvantaged children

SARS-CoV-2 Rates Up for Minority, Disadvantaged Children

Increased rates of infection for non-Hispanic black, Hispanic children, those in lower quartiles of MFI
Many children are eligible for type 2 diabetes screening

Many U.S. Children Eligible for Type 2 Diabetes Screening

Sensitivity and specificity low for detecting any hyperglycemia with HbA1c, FPG screening criteria
With millions of American children soon returning to school

Report: 97,000 U.S. Children Infected With COVID-19 in Late July

States in the South and West accounted for more than seven of 10 infections
Higher levels of bisphenol A

Bisphenol A Linked to More Asthma Symptoms in Young Boys

Study shows exposure to bisphenol A is associated with more asthma symptoms in low-income boys
Population-wide testing and effective contact tracing are necessary to prevent an epidemic rebound following school reopening in the United Kingdom; and severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 transmission rates were low in an educational setting in Australia

Study Looks at Optimal Strategy for Reopening Schools in U.K.

Second study from Australia shows low SARS-CoV-2 transmission rates in educational setting
Acute flaccid myelitis mainly occurs during August to November

CDC Describes 238 Confirmed Cases of Acute Flaccid Myelitis

Median patient age was 5.3 years; 86 percent of patients had onset during August to November