Stories tagged: "children"

Juliet Daly, 12, sits with her parents on the front porch of their family home in Covington, La., Thursday, April 30, 2020. A team of pediatric cardiology specialists found that Juliet had acute fulminant myocarditis (AFM), an uncommon heart condition that tends to present with sudden onset acute heart failure, cardiogenic shock or life-threatening arrhythmias. A nasal swab confirmed that Juliet was also COVID-19 positive and that she had a second viral infection – adenovirus. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
What It’s Like to Be 12 and Recover From Coronavirus: ‘I Died and Came Back’

Juliet Daly was on a ventilator for four days, during which she was sedated and then was eventually able to breathe on her own.

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Vaccinations Are Dropping During Coronavirus. Doctors Warn That Could Lead to Big Problems.

The Virginia chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics conducted a survey of more than 100 pediatric providers in the state and found the pandemic is having a significant impact on how many vaccinations doctors have given children.

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Children are losing health insurance in these states

In Maine, more than 5,500 children lost coverage through Medicaid and CHIP from December 2017 to June 2019.