child getting vaccinated

Why COVID vaccines for young children have been hard to get

Brian Zikmund-Fisher quoted in Scientific American

Brian Zikmund-Fisher, professor of Health Behavior and Health Education, highlights the importance of public health messaging related to boosting COVID-19 vaccination rates in children.

Child care setting

Child care centers unlikely source for COVID-19 transmission, study finds

New study from Emily Martin, associate professor of Epidemiology

Children in child care centers are not spreading COVID-19 at significant rates to caregivers or other children at the center, nor to their households, according to a study led by University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh pediatrician-scientists and published today in JAMA Network Open.