MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The big difference with the first day of school this year and last year? All students are back in the building on the first day.
But with excitement comes nervousness as the delta variant continues to infect our youth, unlike last year’s original COVID-19 strain.
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The director of the National Institutes of Health recently said he is concerned about the number of pediatric COVID cases, noting that at least 400 children in the US have died from the virus.
On Tuesday evening, CBS4 held another live panel discussion on COVID, this time targeting children.
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The goal is to give parents clarity before the bell rings.
The panel consisted of Dr. Tina Caroll-Scott, the medical director of the South Miami Children’s Clinic, Dr. Chad Perlyn, president of Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialists, and Dr. Ronald Ford, the chief medical officer of Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital.
Watch Part 1 in the video player above.
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Watch Part 2 in the video player below: