Stories tagged: "children with COVID-19"


An American flag is in a classroom as students work on laptops in Newlon Elementary School early Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020, which is one of 55 Discovery Link sites set up by Denver Public Schools where students are participating in remote learning in this time of the new coronavirus from a school in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Trump Keeps Lying About COVID and Kids As Schools Struggle To Report Case Numbers

There is no federal system to track outbreaks at schools in the United States and states differ significantly on what they report.

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Kids Brought Coronavirus Home From Day Care, CDC Study Finds

An 8-month-old at one facility transmitted COVID-19 to both parents, and another infected parent required hospitalization, researchers said.

An American flag is in a classroom as students work on laptops in Newlon Elementary School early Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020, which is one of 55 Discovery Link sites set up by Denver Public Schools where students are participating in remote learning in this time of the new coronavirus from a school in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Another Challenge for Parents During COVID-19? Getting Their Kids Tested.

Many facilities won't administer tests for young children, creating more problems for parents and schools trying to reopen.

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Hispanic and Black Children More Likely to Be Hospitalized With “Severe” COVID-19 Symptoms

Hispanic children were approximately eight times as likely as white children to be hospitalized for COVID-19, while Black children were five times as likely to be hospitalized, according to the report.

In a photo provided by Newton County Schools, teaching assistant Crystal May talks to kindergarten student Lewis Henry Thompson, 5, as she takes his temperature at Newton County Elementary School in Decatur, Miss., Monday, Aug. 3, 2020. Thousands of students across the nation resumed in-person school Monday for the first time since March. Parents are having to balance the children's need for socialization and instruction that school provides, with the reality that the U.S. death toll from the coronavirus has hit about 155,000 and cases are rising in numerous places. (Janine Vincent/Newton County Schools via AP)
Over 338,000 Children Have Contracted COVID Since March. Now School Is About to Start.

Over 90,000 of those cases were reported in the last two weeks of July.

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UPDATED: More than 7,000 Children in Florida Have Tested Positive for COVID-19

The CDC's new guidelines exclude age as a factor for COVID-19 contagion as more than 7,000 kids test positive in Florida alone, according to the Department of Health. But that number continues to grow rapidly.