Leaders from Across Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Discuss COVID-19 Hot Topics

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Main Hospital - Philadelphia The past few months have brought about drastic changes in all of our lives. The COVID-19 pandemic has left families worried about their physical health, mental health, and what the future holds.

Throughout this difficult time, our doctors, researchers, and other healthcare leaders have been actively participating in news interviews to offer science-based facts to families like yours. From tips for your family’s safety, to questions about vaccine development, to research being done right here at CHOP, our experts have been recognized as national leaders and will continue to offer advice as this pandemic unfolds.

You can read some of the latest news stories featuring our experts below. Just scroll down to the topic you wish to learn more about.

Vaccine Development

The New York TimesScience FridayWHYYThe Philadelphia InquirerWebMDVoice of AmericaMedscapeNBC TodayThe Washington Post - CNN - Philadelphia Magazine - PhillyVoice - The Washington Post - The Washington Post - The Wall Street Journal - New York Times  - ABC News - VOX - ABC News - HealthDayBuzzfeed NewsPhilly VoiceNational GeographicABC News - Reuters - The Washington PostMedscapeUSA TodayThe Washington PostCBS Sunday Morning - Reuters - New York TimesCBS Evening NewsCNNPBS News Hour - NBC NewsThe Philadelphia InquirerNBC TODAY The New York Times

Coronavirus Tests Can Be Scary for Kids. Here’s How to Make Them Easier

New York Times

PA Aims To Prevent COVID-19 Surge

US News & World ReportUSA TodayThe Philadelphia InquirerKYW NewsradioPenn LiveNBC10CBS3Office of the GovernorPR Newswire

Don’t Let Covid-19 Fear Delay Doctor Visits

The Wall Street Journal – Becker’s Health IT –  Agency DailyPR NewswireHealth LeadersWeb Wire

Experts Fear July 4 Weekend Will Exacerbate Coronavirus Spread

The HillForbesHouston Chronicle

Asthma and COVID-19


COVID-19 and Youth Sports

Fox29Philly Voice

How Common Is Asymptomatic Spread of Coronavirus Among Kids?

Huffington Post 

COVID-19 Second Wave

The HillThe Washington PostCrain’s Virtual Health Care Forum - The New York Times - ForbesSTAT NewsThe Washington PostThe Hill - NPR

Summer Safety

The Huffington PostNBC10 - Reading Eagle

Philadelphia 76ers Providing 2,500 Meals To 'Feed The Frontlines'

Sports IllustratedThe Philadelphia InquirerKYW NewsradioSixers WireCrossing Broad

PolicyLab’s Predictive COVID-19 Models

The New York TimesPhilly VoiceThe Daily MailBloomberg - The Washington Post - Daily Beast - PR Newswire - The Washington Post

Reopening the Country

The Washington PostThe New York Times

COVID-19 Scent Detection Research with Penn Vet

The Washington PostThe Philadelphia InquirerFox News

How To Talk to Kids about COVID-19


Plasma Treatments for COVID-19

NBC Nightly NewsTODAYFox NewsPhiladelphia MagazineThe Philadelphia InquirerKYW NewsradioCBS36ABC

Seasonal Allergies vs COVID-19 Symptoms

WXPN Kid's Corner

Should Your Child Wear a Mask?

What to Expect  – The Philadelphia Inquirer - Fast Company - Radio.com

Schools Reopening

CBS3 - FatherlyCNN - Good Morning America -  The Philadelphia InquirerScience Magazine - CBS3NBC10Parents Magazine - Bucks County Courier Times

Staying Up-To-Date with Vaccinations

The New York Times - CNN - Scientific American

COVID-19 and Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome

ABC NewsYahoo NewsPhilly Voice - Medscape - 6ABC - MDEdge - AARP - Healthline - KYW Newsradio - ABC News

COVID-19 and Mental Health

ForbesMedscapePhillyVoiceNBC10The Philadelphia InquirerCNN - The Washington Post

COVID-19 Myths

New York TimesWHYYHuffington Post

COVID-19 and Wamer Weather


Uptick in At-Home Pediatric Fractures During COVID-19 Pandemic

CBS3 – Forbes – US News & World Report – Health Day – Physicians Briefing – Healio Orthopedics

How To Decide if Children Can Play Together Again

New York Times - The Washington Post - The Philadelphia Inquirer

Poison Control and COVID-19

NBC10 ­- US News & World Report

Treating Symptoms

New York Times

COVID-19 and Minorities

WHYY Radio TimesThe Philadelphia Inquirer - Morning Call - Penn Medicine News

CHOP Ramp Up

CBS3 - WHYY - Philadelphia Business Journal - Bucks County Courier Times - U.S. News & World ReportBecker’s Hospital Review

Telehealth Visits

NBC10 - Becker's Health IT - WHYY - Philadelphia Business Journal - Health Europa - KYW Newsradio - U.S. News & World Report

Child Life Masking Video

CBS3KYW Newsradio - Good Morning America

Eagles Defensive End Brandon Graham’s COVID-19 Video


Eagles COVID-19 Relief Donation

NBC SportsNBC Sports Philadelphia6ABCFox29CBS3Philadelphia Business JournalWHYYNJ.comCrossing BroadPenn LivePhillyVoice

Sixers COVID-19 Relief Donation

Sports IllustratedNBCSportsForbesNBC Sports PhiladelphiaPhilly VoiceNBA.comPhiladelphia InquirerPress of Atlantic CityCrossing Broad

Sixers' Mike Scott Donates 600 Meals to Overnight Staff at CHOP

NBC Sports

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