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PM: Kids could miss ‘year of education’

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has defended his policy to keep Australian schools open despite the coronavirus pandemic, saying shutting them now could lead to children missing a “whole year of their education.” Speaking on Sky News Wednesday night, the PM said Australians need to wake up to the fact that social distancing measures will be… Read More »

Yes, Kids Can Get the New Coronavirus

Children are susceptible to the new coronavirus that causes COVID-19, the potentially deadly respiratory illness now spreading rapidly worldwide. Although they typically have few or no symptoms, kids may transmit the virus to others, including more vulnerable older family members. The New England Journal of Medicine this week published a letter to the editor describing… Read More »