This pandemic has taken its toll in some form on almost every age group, with isolation being especially difficult for children.
More children getting burns during quarantine; Connecticut Childrens’ issues safety reminder to guardians
Connecticut Children’s Medical Center is seeing an uptick in children being treated for burns.
LONDON (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic is interrupting immunization against diseases including measles, polio and cholera that could put the lives of nearly 80 million children under the age of 1 at risk, according to a new analysis from the World Health Organization and partners. In a new report issued on Friday, health officials warned […]
The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: — Turkish senior citizens allowed to leave home for second time since lockdown. — Malls […]
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City is reporting more cases of a rare pediatric syndrome possibly linked to the coronavirus. Meanwhile, data released Tuesday shows that nine out of 10 people arrested for coronavirus-related offenses in New York City have been black or Hispanic. Here are the latest coronavirus-related developments in New York: ______ […]
The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning doctors about a serious rare inflammatory condition in children linked with the coronavirus. In an alert issued Thursday, the CDC called the condition multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children. The agency’s case definition includes current or recent COVID-19 infection or exposure to the virus, a fever […]
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Two children and and an unborn child were killed in a Kenyan police operation aimed at detaining a family member, a human rights group said Saturday. Police confirmed the children’s deaths and asserted they were used as “human shields” by the man, whom they called a suspected Islamic extremist with an […]
We’ve been talking so much about the patients and healthcare workers fighting Covid-19, but others are suffering as well.
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s parks filled with the sound of children Wednesday as the government allowed people ages 14 and under to leave home for the first time in 40 days. As the Turkish government continues to loosen some of its coronavirus restrictions, the country’s youngest residents may now venture out for four hours […]
PARIS (AP) — As France prepares to start letting public life resume after eight weeks under a coronavirus lockdown,many parents are deeply torn over a question without a clear or correct answer: Should I send my child back to school? The French government is easing some of the closure and home-confinement orders it imposed March […]