Leader Griffith Highlights Harms Surrounding Children and COVID-19
Washington, D.C. — Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader for Oversight and Investigations Morgan Griffith (R-VA) delivered remarks in a subcommittee hearing about the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on America’s children.
Excerpts and highlights from his prepared remarks:
THE CONCERN SURROUNDING CHILDREN
“Overall, children are at lower risk than adults for severe illness, hospitalization, and death due to COVID-19, but there is still a risk, particularly for those who are unvaccinated.
“After a decline of cases in children earlier this summer, cases in children have increased...