Tag Archives: Children

No evidence of children infecting teachers with coronavirus, study finds

A possible date for UK schools opening is June 1st. There is, however, a general uneasiness among parents, teachers and trade unions. Commentators argue the main stumbling block is not knowing if children infect teachers. In this atmosphere of controversy I thought you might be interested in a study from New South Wales, Australia. The… Read More »

COVID-19 triggers flood of court rulings as estranged parents argue exes putting children at infection risk

It’s called nesting, and is a refreshingly constructive solution for divided families. The children live full-time in their home, while the separated parents take turns staying with them. But on March 31, an Ontario judge ordered that an immune-compromised Ottawa mother be given exclusive use of the matrimonial abode, citing her heightened risk from COVID-19… Read More »

Vitamin C Foods for Babies and Children

Learn about 5 vitamin C foods for babies and children full of antioxidants. Vitamin C is an essential component of a healthy diet for kids, many of who are notoriously choosy eaters. As a parent, you have to pick your battles, but focusing on your child’s vitamin C intake is important for healthy growth. Most… Read More »

Key coronavirus question: How are children affected?

This is the latest piece in our Coronavirus Update series in which Harvard specialists in epidemiology, infectious disease, economics, politics, and other disciplines offer insights into what the latest developments in the COVID-19 outbreak may bring. As coronavirus cases continue to spread around the world, American officials acknowledged this week that cases of COVID-19, the… Read More »

Scarlet fever strikes UK: Hundreds of children report rash – what are the symptoms?

Scarlet fever is a highly contagious infection which causes a number of symptoms. The illness most commonly affects children, but in rare cases can also affect adults. Scarlet fever is a bacterial illness caused by Streptococcus pyogenes bacteria. The illness commonly affects children, and often results in a fever and a large red rash on… Read More »