P is for Pandemic: kids’ books about coronavirus | #coronavirus | #kids. | #children

With remarkable speed, numerous children’s books have been published in response to the COVID-19 global health crisis, teaching children about coronavirus and encouraging them to protect themselves and others. Children’s literature has a long history of exploring difficult topics, with original fairy tales often including gruesome imagery to teach children…

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Can kids get the coronavirus? What we know about the Kawasaki-like disease linked to COVID-19 | #covid19 | #kids | #childern

A boy wears a handmade mask to try to reduce transmission of COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus. Stephen Shankland/CNET For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website. At first, the belief that COVID-19 doesn’t always affect children as severely as it strikes adults…

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Coronavirus measures ‘disastrous’ for children: Watchdog – World | #coronavirus | #kids. | #children

The coronavirus pandemic will have a “disastrous” impact on children’s rights worldwide, making them more vulnerable to forced labor and underage marriage, a rights group said Tuesday. The economic shock from lockdowns would also leave governments short of money for children’s health and education, Dutch NGO KidsRights said as it…

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64 kids hospitalized with disease possibly related to COVID-19 | #covid19 | #kids | #childern

A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed over 263,000 people worldwide. More than 3.7 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University….

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Nonprofit TasteWise Kids Takes Message Of Healthy Eating Online Due To Coronavirus – CBS Baltimore | #coronavirus | #kids. | #children

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Since 2015, non-profit group TasteWise Kids has been teaching children about food, where it comes from and the importance of healthy eating habits. What used to be time spent in the classroom has turned into lessons online because of the Coronavirus. Kerry Flanagan, the group’s manager of…

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Despite COVID-19 school closures, the kids will be fine | #covid19 | #kids | #childern

A New York Times editorial referred to K-12 students in the U.S. as a “lost generation of kids.” After interviewing education experts, writers at the Washington Post concluded “millions of public school students will suffer.” One expert even predicted, “We are facing an educational catastrophe.” A lost generation? An educational catastrophe? This is hyperbole….

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Another COVID-19 Positive King Soopers Employee Who Worked In Denver Dies – CBS Denver | #covid19 | #kids | #childern

DENVER (CBS4) – A second Kroger employee who worked at a King Soopers in Denver has died after contracting coronavirus. James Mckay, 75, worked at the grocery store located at 9th Avenue and Downing Street in the Capitol Hill neighborhood. (credit: CBS) The union Mckay belonged to reported that he…

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Coronavirus Causing Money Worries? How To Protect Your Kids’ Well-Being | #coronavirus | #kids. | #children

ORLANDO, Fla. — COVID-19 has forced businesses to shut their doors. Employees in the entertainment, service, and beauty industries — among others — are not working. Also, huge losses on Wall Street are eroding many American’s retirement savings. But adults aren’t the only ones feeling money worries right now. A…

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Coronavirus in kids: Des Plaines boy, 6, battles illness possibly linked to COVID-19; symptoms similar to Kawasaki disease, toxic shock syndrome | #covid19 | #kids | #childern

CHICAGO (WLS) — Sara Garcia’s 6-year-old son Nolan is hospitalized at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital battling a mysterious inflammatory illness that mimics symptoms of Kawasaki’s Disease and appears to be linked to COVID-19.Garcia took Nolan to the hospital several days ago with a high fever. RELATED: Kids sick with mysterious…

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