COVID-19 Isolation and Your Baby’s Immune System

By | March 9, 2021

B. Brett Finlay, PhD, professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.

Simone Christensen, Concord, CA.

Queirra Fenderson, Fort. Washington, MD.

Mobeen H. Rathore, MD, pediatric infectious disease specialist, Wolfson Children’s Hospital, Jacksonville, FL.

Ruchi Singla, MD, pediatric allergist and immunologist, University of Chicago Medicine, Chicago.

Leana Wen, MD, emergency room doctor, Baltimore.

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JAMA Pediatrics: “Influence of Attendance at Day Care on the Common Cold From Birth Through 13 Years of Age.”

FDA: “The Hygiene Hypothesis.”

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