Coronavirus--Special Update Edition 14 July 2021

 kids in masks in schoolIn this special episode, we discuss the benefits and risks of COVID-19 vaccine for teens, including discussing inflammation of the heart (myocarditis).  We also discuss the impact of variants, including the Delta variant, and how that affects the course of the pandemic.  And we talk about opening up schools to in-person learning and how schools can do this most safely.  What about mask wearing for younger unvaccinated children?

 Note that the information provided was accurate at the time this episode was recorded, and that this is a rapidly changing situation.

 This episode written by Drs. Lena van der List and Dean Blumberg.

 Photo from the University of California