Anyone following the news has probably seen the alarming headlines about the recent COVID-19 surge and children. Pediatric hospitals – particularly in southern states – have been filling up. Could this mean that the delta strain is more aggressive than prior strains in kids? Let’s not panic quite yet, says today’s guest, Pediatrician Dr. Jessica Hochman. While rates of COVID-19 are indeed surging, overall kids continue to have excellent outcomes with COVID-19, and with effective vaccines now available for those 12 and older, there is reason to be optimistic.