Dean Blumberg, M.D., is chief of pediatric infectious diseases at UC Davis Children’s Hospital. He has spoken about COVID-19 on NBC Nightly News, NPR, and various additional media outlets. He is involved in clinical vaccine research and childhood immunization policies. He also co-hosts a podcast called Kids Considered, which discusses child health topics of interest to parents in plain, non-medical language – including weekly podcast updates about COVID-19.