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Doctor warns that DOUBLE number of sick children are attending his NYC emergency room with 300 a day


Dr. James Schneider, chief of pediatric intensive care at Cohen Children's Medical Center in New York, has warned of an uptick in ER admissions bought on by a shortage of medications used to treat childhood ailments

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Dr. James Schneider, chief of pediatric intensive care at Cohen Children’s Medical Center in New York, has warned of an uptick in ER admissions bought on by a shortage of medications used to treat childhood ailments

The head of pediatrics at a respected children’s hospital has called attention to a marked uptick in admissions due to a shortage of key medications used to treat childhood ailments.

Worsening matters, Dr. James Schneider of the Cohen Children’s Medical Center in New York said, is the fact that years of Covid lockdowns and restrictions have robbed youngsters of vital exposure to germs that would strengthen their immune system. 

Schneider and other doctors have said the return to normalcy post-pandemic is leading to a rebound of viral and bacterial infections that has far surpassed numbers recorded before the pandemic.

Schneider, chief of pediatric intensive care at the Queens hospital, said this phenomenon has roughly doubled the number of kids in his…