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Denver Gazette

Children's Hospital 'in difficult moment,' though pediatric COVID-19 hospitalizations remain low

news outletDenver Gazette
Publish DateOctober 13, 2021

Children's Hospital Colorado continues to see unusually high pediatric hospitalizations, officials said in recent days, as respiratory illnesses that generally surge in the winter emerge earlier than usual, and rates of COVID-19 infection among children remain high.

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Breakthrough COVID may not be as threatening as scientists thought

news outletNPR
Publish DateOctober 11, 2021

Conventional wisdom says if you're vaccinated and you get a breakthrough infection with the coronavirus, you can transmit that infection to someone else and make them sick. But as NPR's Joe Palca reports, new evidence suggests even though that may happen, breakthrough infections may not represent the threat to others that scientists originally thought.

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The Colorado Sun

Some hospitals resorted to crisis triage during the pandemic

news outletThe Colorado Sun
Publish DateOctober 11, 2021

The early days of the coronavirus pandemic brought a terrifying question into the minds of health leaders across the country: What happens if the virus overwhelms the nation’s health care system?

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Administering flu vaccines to children having surgery substantially boosts vaccination rates

news outletNews Medical
Publish DateOctober 11, 2021

Actively offering an influenza (flu) vaccination to children having surgery and general anesthesia increased the number of patients vaccinated by 3,500% at Children's Hospital Colorado, Aurora, according to a study presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2021 annual meeting.

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