57. Respiratory Viral Infections in the Post-Pandemic Landscape: An Evolving Epidemiological Profile Important in the Adolescent Population

Following the advent of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic in 2020, accompanied by the implementation of nonpharmaceutical interventions and various mitigation measures within the United States, the incidence of other respiratory viruses experienced a noteworthy decline during the 2020/2021 and 2021/2022 Fall-Spring seasons. However, it is imperative to recognize that while individuals aged under 21 years accounted for less than 2% of reported COVID-19 cases during the pandemic, those with underlying medical conditions may still be susceptible to serious sequelae.
Source: Journal of Adolescent Health - Category: Child Development Authors: Source Type: research