COVID-19 Media

Caring for our children in a time of COVID-19

Tags: , , , | June 11th, 2020

The Royal Society of Medicine is publishing a COVID-19 webinar series addressed to healthcare professionals. Webinars are aimed at providing updates on COVID-19, analyzing different topics and challenges that healthcare workers, leaders and the public are facing.

In this episode Dr. Tom Marrs, Consultant in Paediatric Allergy, is joined by Professor Russell Viner, President of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, and Dr. Sara Hanna, Medical Director of Evelina London Children’s Healthcare, to discuss the impact of the coronavirus lockdown on children’s education and mental health.

They also explore the pathophysiological differences of the disease between adults and children and uncertainties around transmission.

Watch the episode.