The increasing syphilis notification rates, particularly among women of reproductive age, raise significant concerns because of the heightened risk of congenital syphilis. Syphilis management must focus on antenatal, maternal and infant care, as well as prevention.
Most children with SARS-CoV-2 infection will have mild or no symptoms that can be managed at home. In children with risk factors for severe disease, GPs play a crucial role in monitoring and providing additional support. Vaccination remains the best method of preventing severe disease.