Children must become our next vaccine priority

For our free coronavirus pandemic coverage, learn more here. In Victoria’s serial lockdowns, schoolchildren have been more disrupted than most. The state’s students have missed more than 120 days of face-to-face teaching since COVID-19 first sent them home to learn. And with the latest Delta outbreak in Victoria still threatening, classrooms are unlikely to come back to life soon. The

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‘Children have suffered enormously’: School closures leave experts divided

For our free coronavirus pandemic coverage, learn more here. A global expert in tracking coronavirus transmission among children has called for an end to Victoria’s blanket school closures during lockdowns, as has the principal of one of the schools caught up in the recent outbreak. Australian infectious diseases paediatrician Robert Booy warned that Victoria was sacrificing the health of children

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Covid vaccine for children: Everything you need to know about jabs for kids – from side effects to protection

AS the Covid vaccination programme moves through the final phase in those under 30, it's still unclear if teens and children will get jabs. Experts on the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) are yet to announce whether it is necessary to jab kids and teens. 🔵 Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest updates But yesterday, a Cabinet

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Remains of 215 children found at former indigenous school in Canada

The remains of more than 200 children have been found at the site of a former residential school for indigenous children in Canada. Children as young as three years old are among the 215 sets of remains discovered at the Kamloops Indian Residential School in British Columbia, local indigenous leaders said. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau described the find as

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At least 11 children missing in East Texas since March, including baby: report

Fox News Flash top headlines for April 22 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. At least 11 children are missing in East Texas since March and 145 children have been reported missing across the state so far this year, according to a report. The majority are teens, according to KTYL-FM near Longview, Texas,

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Number of children held at US-Mexico border triples to over 3,250

More On: us border Arizona, Montana sue Biden administration over border policies DHS boss asks for new volunteers amid ‘overwhelming’ migrant surge Without debate, President Biden has decided on complete open borders Surge in COVID-positive migrants being released in US More than 3,250 unaccompanied children are being held in packed, jail-like facilities along the US-Mexico border — a figure that

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Children 'should be allowed to see doctors without their parents knowing'

CHILDREN should be allowed to see doctors without their parents knowing, experts say. They could also get sent information via text, phone or letter under draft guidance being considered. Health staff should “ensure information for children and young people is provided privately when appropriate, for example: without parents or carers present if this is what they would prefer”, the National

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Report: One in SIX children struggling with their mental health

One in SIX children are now struggling with their mental health because of school closures and Covid-19 lockdown, new report says Report has urged government to set out roadmap to help schools reopen It said teenagers and children are losing their way in the coronavirus pandemic Children’s Commissioner reported a spike in referrals to NHS services in autumn  The analysis

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