Russo Comments on Why COVID Infection Rates in Kids Are on the Rise in Some States, but Not Others

Updated August 4, 2021

Thomas A. Russo, MD, SUNY Distinguished Professor of medicine and chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases, was quoted in stories about the rise of COVID-19 infections, including in children. “There’s actually data out there that if adults get vaccinated, to a degree, that decreases COVID cases in children,” he said.