Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Preventive drugs halve malaria cases in African schoolchildren

Conducted by an international consortium, led by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the University of Maryland School of Medicine, the research is the first meta-analysis of preventive malaria treatments ...

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In NYC and LA, returning pupils face battery of virus tests

The two largest school districts in the U.S. are rolling out ambitious and costly plans to test students and staff for the coronavirus, bidding to help keep school buildings open amid a rise in infections among the nation's ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 cases rising among US children as schools reopen

After preying heavily on the elderly in the spring, the coronavirus is increasingly infecting American children and teens in a trend authorities say appears fueled by school reopenings and the resumption of sports, playdates ...

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Nearly 280,000 US schoolchildren have had coronavirus: study

Almost 280,000 school-aged children were infected with the novel coronavirus between March 1 and September 19, according to detailed data released Monday in a report by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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Many school employees at increased risk for severe COVID-19

(HealthDay)—Nearly half of all school employees meet the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention definition for increased or potentially increased risk for severe COVID-19, according to a study published online ...

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