COVID-19 Vaccination Status Among Parents of Hospitalized Children With SARS-CoV-2 Infection

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About The Study: Researchers found in this study that parental vaccination was associated with a reduced risk of COVID-19 hospitalization in children younger than age 5 during the Delta and Omicron waves. These results reinforce recommendations for widespread vaccination of parents of young children.

Authors: François Angoulvant, M.D., Ph.D., of Lausanne University Hospital in Lausanne, Switzerland, is the corresponding author.

  

(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.42295

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