Pandemic Poses Short- and Long-Term Risks to Babies, Especially Boys

Frederick Kaskel, M.D., Ph.D., and third-year Einstein medical student John McCarthy discuss their review paper in JAMA Pediatrics about the long-lasting effects of the 1918 influenza pandemic on children whose mothers were pregnant with them at that time. Dr. Kaskel is professor of pediatrics at Einstein and chief emeritus, division of pediatric nephrology at Einstein and Children's Hospital at Montefiore.