Hospitalizations of children and adolescents with COVID-19

Authors and Disclosures

Kristin J. Marks, Ph.D.1.2Michael Whitaker, MPH1Onika Anglin, MPH1.3Jennifer Milucky, MSPH1Kadam Patel, MPH1.3Huong Pham, MPH1Shua J. Chai, MD4.5Pam Daily Kirley, MPH4Isaac Armistead, MD6Sarah McLafferty, MPH6James Meek, MPH7Kimberly Yousey-Hindes, MPH7Evan J. Anderson, MD8–10Kyle P. Openo, DrPH8.9Andy Weigel, MSW11Justin Henderson, MPH12Val Tellez Nunez, MPH12Kathryn Como-Sabetti, MPH13Ruth Lynfield, MD13Susan L. Ropp, PhD14Chad Smelser, MD14Grant R. Barney, MPH15Alison Muse, MPH15Nancy M. Bennett, MD16Sophrena Bushey, MHS16Laurie M. Billing, MPH17Eli Shiltz, MPH17Nasreen Abdullah, MD18Melissa Sutton, MD18William Schaffner, MD19H. Keipp Talbot, MD19Ryan Chatelain, MPH20Andrea George, MPH20Christopher A. Taylor, Ph.D.1Meredith L. McMorrow, MD1Cria G. Perrine, PhD1 and Fiona P. Havers, MD1COVID-NET Monitoring Team

1CDC COVID-19 Emergency Response Team; 2Epidemic Intelligence Service, CDC; 3General Dynamics Information Technology, Atlanta, Georgia; 4California Emerging Infections Program, Oakland, CA; 5Career Epidemiology Field Officer Program, CDC; 6Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment; 7Connecticut Emerging Infections Program, Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut; 8Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia; 9Georgia Emerging Infections Program, Georgia Department of Public Health; tenAtlanta Veterans Medical Center, Atlanta, Georgia; 11Iowa Department of Public Health; 12Michigan Department of Health and Human Services; 13Minnesota Department of Health; 14New Mexico Department of Health; 15New York State Department of Health; 16University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York; 17Ohio Department of Health; 18Public Health Division, Oregon Health Authority; 19Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee; 20Salt Lake County Health Department, Salt Lake City, Utah.

corresponding author
Kristin J. Marks; [email protected]

COVID-NET Monitoring Team
Arthur Reingold, University of California Berkeley Berkeley California; Nisha Alden, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment; Breanna Kawasaki, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment; Maria Correa, Connecticut Emerging Infections Program Yale School of Public Health New Haven Connecticut; Carol Lyons, Connecticut Emerging Infections Program Yale School of Public Health New Haven Connecticut; Emily Fawcett, Georgia Emerging Infections Program Georgia Department of Public Health, Atlanta Georgia Veterans Affairs Medical Center Atlanta, Georgia Foundation for Atlanta Veterans Education and Research, Decatur, Georgia; Katelyn Ward, Georgia Emerging Infections Program Georgia Department of Public Health, Atlanta Georgia Division of Infectious Diseases Emory University School of Medicine Atlanta Georgia; Kayla Bilski, Minnesota Department of Health; Erica Bye, Minnesota Department of Health; Emily B. Hancock, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center New Mexico Emerging Infections Program Albuquerque New Mexico; Murtada Khalifa, CDC Foundation Atlanta Georgia New Mexico Department of Health; Adam Rowe, New York State Department of Health; Nancy Spina, New York State Department of Health; Virginia Cafferky, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry Rochester New York; Kevin Popham, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry Rochester New York; Sam Hawkins, Division of Public Health Oregon Health Authority; Tiffanie Markus, Vanderbilt University Nashville Tennessee Medical Center; Keegan McCaffrey, Utah Department of Health; Andrea Price, Salt Lake County Health Department, Salt Lake City, Utah

All authors have completed and submitted the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors form for disclosure of potential conflicts of interest. Evan J. Anderson reports grants from Pfizer, Merck, PaxVax, Micron, Sanofi-Pasteur, Janssen, MedImmune, and GlaxoSmithKline; personal fees from Pfizer, Medscape, Kentucky Bioprocessing, Inc., Sanofi-Pasteur, and Janssen, outside of submitted work; and institutional funding from the National Institutes of Health to conduct clinical trials of the Moderna and Janssen COVID-19 vaccines. Laurie M. Billing, Eli Shiltz, Andy Weigel, Justin Henderson, Val Tellez Nunez, and Andrea George report grants from the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists while conducting the study. Ruth Lynfield reports the American Academy of Pediatrics (Committee on Infectious Diseases) Red Book editorial payments, which were donated to the Minnesota Department of Health. No other potential conflicts of interest were disclosed.

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