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a youth receives a Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in the central Israeli city of Rishon LeZion.

White House Details Plans to Vaccinate Kids

Children age 5 to 11 will soon be able to get a COVID-19 shot at their pediatrician's office, local pharmacy and potentially even their school.
Figure 1: Intraoperative view showing the attached comb plate of the escalator with its hook-like design preventing extrication of the patient from the escalator.

Pediatric Upper Extremity Escalator Entrapment

The authors present a case involving a recent entrapment of an 18-month-old child in an escalator.
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Henderson County (NC) EMS Chosen for Specialized Pediatric Training Program

Henderson County Emergency Medical Services has been selected to join the Pediatric Emergency Care Coordinators Plus (PECC+) Program.
Can kids get ‘long COVID' after coronavirus infections?

Can Kids Get ‘Long COVID’ after Coronavirus Infections?

Yes, but studies indicate they're less likely than adults to be affected by symptoms that persist, recur or begin a month or more after infection.
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Toddler Left in Hot Car Has Never Fully Recovered

The toddler left in a hot car allegedly by her mother in June 2018 has never fully recovered from the brain damage caused by the heat.
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Vance County (NC) EMS Selected to Take Part in Pediatric Care Training Program

The program will provide specialized pediatric training, educational opportunities and online courses for Vance County EMS providers.
Outside of the Logansport Fire Department headquarters.

Logansport (IN) Firefighters Recognized for Saving Baby’s Life

Logansport Fire Chief Rick Bair offered a letter of commendation and a presentation of a CPR Save Bar to three firefighters.
This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, yellow, emerging from the surface of cells, blue/pink, cultured in the lab.

Most Kids with Serious Inflammatory Illness Had Mild COVID

Most children with a serious inflammatory illness linked to the coronavirus had initial COVID-19 infections with no symptoms or only mild ones.
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Toddler Found Under Water of IL River

A 2-year-old boy found late Monday morning submerged in the cold waters of the Rock River remains in critical condition.
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Lawrence (MA) Firefighter Praised for Helping Choking Newborn

A firefighter is being commended for helping a choking, 5-day-old infant this weekend.