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Covid-19 Vaccine in Children and Pregnancy with Dr. Sonja A. Rasmussen

In this episode of the JIM Podcast, Editor-In-Chief Richard McCallum speaks with Dr. Sonja A. Rasmussen on the COVID-19 vaccine in children and pregnancy. Dr. Rasmussen is currently a Tenured Professor at the University of Florida in the Department of Pediatrics with a Joint Appointment at the Department…

UF Health pediatric expert gives advice on COVID-19 vaccine for kids ages 5-11

On Nov, 2, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention authorized use of the Pfizer-BioNtech vaccine, now known as Comirnaty, in children who are 5 to 11 years old. Sonja A. Rasmussen, M.D., a professor in the departments of pediatrics and epidemiology at the UF College of Medicine and the UF…

Alachua County schools see COVID-19 infections, exposures drop

Adrienne Mott-Young, an UF Health Pediatrician and member of the school district’ Scientific Health Advisory Committee, said the county positivity rate should be less than 3% before the school district decides to lift their mask mandate. …