Maintaining routine vaccine schedules during COVID-19 (Podcast Episode 21)

This episode is shared from Mayo Clinic Q&A.

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.

Tina Ardon, M.D., 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.

AskMayoExpert COVID-19 Navigator resources: https://askmayoexpert.mayoclinic.org/navigator/COVID-19

This education is supported in part by an independent medical education grant from Pfizer Inc. and is in accordance with ACCME guidelines.

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Published

August 6, 2020

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Mayo Clinic