COVID-19 Miniseries Episode 21: Mayo Q & A – Maintaining Routine Vaccine Schedules During COVID-19
This episode is shared from Mayo Clinic Q&A and was recorded in April, 2020.
Guest: Tina Ardon, M.D. (@TinaArdon)
Host: Sanjeev (Sanj) Kakar, M.D. (@sanjkakar)
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the World Health Organization (WHO) says more than 117 million children in 37 countries may be missing out on the lifesaving measles vaccine. The WHO had issued some guidelines to help countries sustain immunization activities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
On the Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast, Dr. Tina Ardon, a Mayo Clinic family medicine physician, discusses the importance of childhood vaccinations. Dr. Ardon also discusses masking guidelines for children during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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