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Worrying impacts of Covid-19 and RSV in children under five laid bare in research
To see a child go into hospital is every parent's nightmare, but it is children with Covid-19 and other respiratory illnesses who are becoming more poorly - and in some cases - needing help to breathe. A new study warns Covid-19 is more dangerous for children when it occurs at the same time as RSV, causing "severe" illness. The study, from the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, explained its definition of severe meant children were admitted into an intensive care units, and needed the support of machines to breathe.
SourceAmed Post + 4 others
Jan 19, 2023 7
Covid vaccines appear safe for children after MIS-C
To date, over 9,000 patients have been diagnosed with MIS-C in the Unites States, and 74 have died.
Jan 03, 2023 1
Dramatic change from pandemic brought on stress for mothers
The COVID-19 pandemic brought about sudden change and probably some amount of stress for most people in 2020. But, according to a new study led by a researcher from the Keck School of Medicine of USC, mothers who experienced sweeping changes to their daily lives were particularly susceptible to experiencing symptoms of traumatic stress specific to the pandemic. In analyzing the responses, the team of researchers noted that mothers tended to cluster into two groups: one that experienced high levels of disruption relating to the pandemic and a second that experienced much less change.
SourceMedical Xpress + 2 others
Dec 16, 2022 3
Drivers of socioeconomic inequalities of child hunger during COVID-19 in South Africa: evidence from NIDS-CRAM Waves 1–5
The purpose of this paper is to show that the child hunger and socio-economic inequality in South Africa increased during her COVID-19 pandemic due to various lockdown regulations that have affected the economic status of the population. This paper uses the National Income Dynamics Study-Coronavirus Rapid Mobile Survey collected in South Africa during the intense COVID-19 pandemic of 2020 to assess the socioeconomic impacts of child hunger rated inequalities.
SourceSouth Africa News Shafaqna + 2 others
Nov 17, 2022 3