By Bindiya Bagga and Jason Yaun, Daily Memphian, May 8, 2020
While the toll of the COVID-19 pandemic accelerates as the case and death totals continue to climb, children have fortunately been spared from the worst of the direct ravages of this virus.
But as the pandemic continues and the effects on the health and financial well-being of caregivers mount, children are being impacted in a myriad of harmful ways that could have long-lasting consequences if not addressed.
As parents and pediatricians, we recognize profound effects of the virus on children that are not obvious now, but are on the horizon. In a sense one wonders if this is the calm before the storm.