Health

Low risk of severe COVID-19 in children

So far, little research has been done on the risk of children being seriously affected by COVID-19 when the schools were open. A study from Karolinska Institutet has now shown that one child in 130,000 was treated in an intensive ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Austria announces 4-week partial lockdown starting Tuesday

Austria on Saturday announced a partial shutdown that will see restaurants and bars closed for four weeks, cultural, sports and leisure activities canceled, and residents asked to stay home after 8 p.m. as the government ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

French students age 6 and up must wear masks in class: PM

French schools will require all students aged six and over to wear face masks in class, Prime Minister Jean Castex said Thursday ahead of a new coronavirus lockdown starting at midnight.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Schools, cinemas to reopen in India despite spike in virus cases

Schools, cinemas and swimming pools will be allowed to reopen in India after a months-long coronavirus lockdown, the home affairs ministry said Wednesday, even as experts warn that the vast nation is on track to becoming ...

Pediatrics

Are at-home 'learning pods' the right fit for your family?

(HealthDay)—Emily Davis and her husband started a 'learning pod' with another family this summer, hiring a teacher for child care and now for the start of first grade. Their 6-year-old son is an only child, which was a ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Complete your COVID-19 back-to-school checklist

Families and school districts are weighing difficult decisions on whether to return to school in person, online or a combination of both during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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