Dr. Andrew Pavia said children's hospitals are under strain and that COVID is the "straw that's breaking the camel's back in the health care system."
Dr. Jim Versalovic, interim pediatrician-in-chief, said community spread is likely the reason for the increase, not because new variants make people more ill.
The Canadian was charged $880 for violation of coronavirus safety precautions.
"In many cases, kids are getting infected by their unvaccinated parents in the home," Holtz Children's Hospital's CMO Barry Gelman told Newsweek.
Some parents in the U.S. have reportedly lied about the age of their children in order to get them vaccinated ahead of the new school year.
Florida has become the epicenter of the latest wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, and is now leading the nation in overall hospitalizations and daily new cases.
Dr. Yvonne Maldonado told Newsweek how parents can keep their kids safe indoors, outdoors, during summer camps and at schools when they reopen in the fall.
"We need to prioritize getting children back into schools alongside their friends and their teachers" and "making sure it happens safely," an AAP doctor said.
"A state based on atrocity, inhumanity, racism and cannibalism never lasts long!" Dr. Fidaa Wishah wrote in a post on Facebook.
A Winnipeg-based epidemiologist told local media the death marks the 13th coronavirus fatality in a person under the age of 19 in Canada.
Eliza Adalynn Moore, of the "HeyEliza" TikTok account, was described as playful, energetic and sassy.
Will Tyler, 10, has since returned to the beach where he was badly burned by the heat of a disposable BBQ to raise money for the hospital that treated him.
"There have been many weeks in 2021 that the number one reason for presenting to our emergency department is a suicide attempt," Dr. David Brumbaugh, chief medical officer for Children's Hospital Colorado, said on Tuesday.
"Children cannot be running around outside in 90-degree weather wearing a mask. Period," the pediatric specialist said in response to CDC's guidelines for summer camps.
While hospitals have seen a decline in admissions related to other viruses throughout the pandemic, doctors are noticing an increase in children's hospital admissions related to MIS-C, which has been linked to COVID-19.
"We were really worried—like scared to death—because we didn't know what it was," the teen's mother said.
More than 1.8 million children in the country have tested positive for the virus since the outbreak began.
The study involved over 2,000 parents in the U.S..
Researchers followed the vaping habits of hundreds of teenagers in California.
"The public health consequences of these very contentious and media-driven discussions are more important than we knew," according to t recent study.
Scientists arrived at their conclusion after watching parents read with their children in a laboratory.
The study studied data on 50,734 children who were born between 2004 and 2010.