10 million children may never return to school after Covid-19 pandemic: Charity

[ad_1] The Covid-19 pandemic has caused an “unprecedented education emergency” with up to 9.7 million children affected by school closures at risk of never going back to class, Save the Children warned on Monday as global cases hit a new grim milestone of 13mn. The British charity said 1.6 billion young people, or about 90% […]

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Coronavirus spread, not politics should guide schools, doctors say

[ad_1] As the Trump administration pushes full steam ahead to force schools to resume in-person education, public health experts warn that a one-size-fits-all reopening could drive infection and death rates even higher. They’re urging a more cautious approach, which many local governments and school districts are already pursuing. There are too many uncertainties and variables, […]

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COVID-19 Pandemic Far From Over, Worried About Children: WHO Chief

[ad_1] “We have a long road ahead of us and a lot of work to do,” Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said (File) Geneva: The head of the World Health Organization warned on Monday that the new coronavirus pandemic was far from over and said that he was “deeply concerned” about the impact of the disruption of […]

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117 million children face measles risk from Covid-19 response: UN

[ad_1] Around 117 million children worldwide risk contracting measles because dozens of countries are curtailing their vaccination programmes as they battle COVID-19, the United Nations warned Tuesday. Currently 24 countries, including several already dealing with large measles outbreaks, have suspended widespread vaccinations, the World Health Organization and the UN’s children’s fund UNICEF said. An additional […]

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Corona Virus in Noida: School says no cause for panic as children are asymptomatic

[ad_1] The Shriram Millenium School in Noida where a parent tested positive for coronavirus, will be shut for three days and is undertaking fumigation and sanitising measures. In an email to the parents, the school principal, Uttara Singh has said that the school is being guided by the district administration and Chief Medical Officer, Gautam […]

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