Experts emphasize the flu vaccine is essential during the COVID-19 pandemic and as schools reopen

A recent health survey reveals that only two-thirds of parents say they’ll vaccinate their children against the flu this year, raising concerns among pediatricians as the flu season begins, some schools re-open for in-person learning and COVID-19 cases spike. Two Rutgers New Jersey Medical School pediatricians, Joseph Schwab, an associate professor of pediatrics, and Hanan A. Tanuos, director of primary care and an associate professor of pediatrics, discuss the importance of keeping children and adults up to date with immunizations during the coronavirus crisis. To read the full story.