Less than two weeks before the start of the school year, the pediatricians, in an open letter, recommend that children be vaccinated against influenza or gastroenteritis, these pathologies presenting symptoms similar to Covid-19. These diseases frequently affect children. Problem: They have symptoms of a cough or fever, similar to those of coronavirus.
To avoid increasing the number of consultations in the office and in emergency rooms, pediatricians recommend strengthening certain vaccinations. Faced with a return to school approaching, pediatricians also urge the public authorities to better define the situations in which the youngest should be screened.