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Saturday October 24th, 2020 10:51AM

AP Health - Children's Health

The Latest: As virus spikes, S. Korea tightens restrictions
South Korea counted its 11th straight day of triple-digit daily jumps in coronavirus cases as officials tighten social distancing restrictions nationwide to combat what they describe as the biggest crisis since the emergence of COVID-19
9:55PM ( 2 months ago )
The Latest: Iowa sees first death of child linked to virus
A young child died due to complications from coronavirus in June, the first confirmed death of a minor in Iowa during the pandemic, the state health department belatedly announced Sunday evening
7:53PM ( 2 months ago )
The Latest: UK's top medical officers defend opening schools
Britain’s top medical officers say children are more likely to be harmed by staying away from school than from being exposed to the coronavirus
8:46AM ( 2 months ago )
The Latest: Utah Gov: Wear masks or keep school kids home
Utah Gov. Gary Herbert says parents who don’t want to follow his health mandate by requiring their children to wear masks when returning to school should keep them home
9:22AM ( 2 months ago )
The Latest: Baldwin shares story at DNC of childhood illness
Wisconsin Sen. Tammy Baldwin is sharing her struggles with a childhood illness to tout the importance of health coverage for preexisting conditions
10:11PM ( 2 months ago )
The Latest: Calif. OKs some waivers for reopening schools
California has begun approving applications to reopen elementary schools for in-person instruction under special waivers approved by counties that were put on a state monitoring list because of high numbers of coronavirus infections
9:54PM ( 2 months ago )
WHO, UNICEF urge African countries to reopen schools safely
The World Health Organization has urged that African governments should accelerate the reopening of schools, saying that the continent’s youths will suffer from prolonged closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic
2:04PM ( 2 months ago )
The Latest: WHO urges African governments to reopen schools
The World Health Organization has urged African governments to accelerate the reopening of schools, saying that the continent’s youths will suffer from prolonged closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic
1:19PM ( 2 months ago )
Mexico targets junk food as obesity takes toll amid pandemic
As more states propose or approve bans on junk food sales to minors, Mexico is seeing the tide turn against high-calorie snack that experts say have given the country one of the highest rates of childhood obesity and coronavirus deaths that skew unusually young
6:36PM ( 2 months ago )
Pharmacists can give childhood shots, U.S. officials say
Pharmacists in all 50 states will be authorized to give childhood vaccinations this fall under a new federal directive
4:45PM ( 2 months ago )