Covid in children

Need data on safety, efficacy before vaccinating children: Expert

With emergency approval given for vaccines for children, Dr Srikanta JT, member of the state Covid-19 committee set up to tackle the third wave, speaks about the pros and cons

published on : 17th October 2021

Odisha toddler beats coronavirus after spending a week on ventilator support

Tested positive for the virus, the boy from Nilagiri was rushed to SUM Covid Hospital here in a serious condition on September 21.

published on : 9th October 2021

COVID-19 infection rate among children remains at 12%, no need to panic: Odisha govt 

The government suggested parents and teachers to get inoculated with both doses of the COVID vaccine so that the possibility of children contracting the infection gets minimised.

published on : 17th August 2021

139 children among Mizoram's 639 new COVID-19 patients

Mizoram now has 9,510 active cases, while 39,656 people have recovered from the disease so far, including 963 on Monday.

published on : 17th August 2021

British study suggests early COVID-19 symptoms differ among age groups

18 symptoms were examined, which had different relevance for early detection in different groups.

published on : 4th August 2021

48% Indian parents not willing to send their kids to schools till vaccinated: Survey 

While several states started partial reopening of schools in October last year, physical classes were again suspended following the exponential rise in the COVID-19 cases during the second wave.

published on : 28th July 2021

Pandemic can have severe effect on children's mental and physical health

On whether future waves can affect children more severely, the doctor said COVID-19 is a new virus that has potential to mutate.

published on : 21st July 2021

Twenty children hospitalised in Puducherry after testing coronavirus positive

They were admitted to the Indira Gandhi Government Medical College Hospital at Kadirkamam near here.

published on : 15th July 2021

The need to prioritise vaccination for children

There are children among the 23 crore Indians who have been pushed into poverty and will never return to class. Prolonged school closures have reversed decades of gains in education

published on : 30th June 2021

Khammam: 1,400 children test coronavirus positive in 21 days

These details came to light during the door-to-door survey organised by the authorities concerned.

published on : 22nd June 2021

Popular drugs used to treat coronavirus in adults not fit for kids: Govt 

Once vaccines are approved for children, those with co-morbidities and those having severe symptoms would be prioritised for inoculation, the guidelines said.

published on : 17th June 2021

Reserve 10% Covid ICU beds for children during future Covid waves: Expert group

The group, comprising of senior paediatricians across India, has also said that there is a need to consider vaccination for kids urgently.

published on : 14th June 2021

Bombay HC asks Maharashtra to widely publicise advisory on preventing COVID-19 among children

The directions came after Maharashtra Advocate General Ashutosh Kumbhakoni informed the court that the state had constituted a task force to tackle pediatric cases of COVID-19 and related ailments.

published on : 10th June 2021

20 persons, including 11 children, test positive for Covid in Karnataka's Kolar district

Kolar deputy commissioner Dr Selvamani informed that a team of medical staff has been deputed in the village where they are checking the temperature and collecting swab samples of all the residents. K

published on : 28th May 2021

No reason to believe Covid will disproportionately affect children in next wave: N K Arora

Indian data does not show specific predilection of the currently circulating virus strains either for the youth or paediatric age group.

published on : 25th May 2021
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