Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Some schools hit hard by virus make few changes for new year

As a new school year approaches, COVID-19 infections are again on the rise, fueled by highly transmissible variants, filling families with dread. They fear the return of a pandemic scourge: outbreaks that sideline large numbers ...


Rates for measles, other vaccinations dip for kindergartners

A smaller portion of U.S. children got routine vaccinations required for kindergarten during the pandemic, government researchers said Thursday, raising concerns that measles and other preventable diseases could increase.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Polish schools to partly go online as infections soar

Poland's Education Minister Przemyslaw Czarnek on Tuesday said older schoolchildren will switch to remote learning as the EU member struggles against soaring COVID-19 infection numbers.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Children's behavior at home worse during remote learning

(HealthDay)—Parents report that their children's behavioral health at home is worse during remote learning than with in-person learning, according to a research letter published online Jan. 10 in JAMA Pediatrics.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Latvia goes back into lockdown as COVID rate spikes

Latvia plunged back into lockdown on Thursday with non-essential shops closed and cinema, theatres and hairdressers shutting down for a month in a bid to break the world's worst COVID rate.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Latvia to impose lockdown over Covid spike

Latvian Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins said on Monday that the Baltic state will go into lockdown for a month due to surging coronavirus infections and a poor vaccination rate.

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