Populations at High Risk for Influenza: Children
In this short podcast, you will hear guideline-based answers to important questions about managing influenza in the pediatric population. Find out which children are considered high risk for complications and what those risks mean for vaccine selection. Hear expert tips on how to discuss the sensitive issue of influenza vaccination with vaccine-hesitant parents. Know how to accurately diagnose influenza in children in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. And lastly, learn which influenza treatments are approved for children and the role antivirals play in influenza prophylaxis in this population.
Executive Producer: Margaret Oliverio, MD
Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine
Little Rock, AR
Health Sciences Clinical Professor
UC Irvine Department of Family Medicine
Assistant Dean for Culture and Community Education
Executive Director, UC Irvine Program in Medical Education for the Latino Community
UC Irvine School of Medicine
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Robert H. Hopkins Jr, MD, MACP, FAAP:No relevant financial relationships disclosed.
Charles Vega, MD, FAAFP: No relevant financial relationships disclosed.
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