Children with a runny nose do not have coronavirus, expert says

A letter circulated to all schools at the beginning of term outlined the same set of symptoms as the basis for getting a test. The symptom tracker, used by four million people, has revealed that the majority of children who test positive for Covid-19 suffer from fatigue and a headache. Around half have a fever, […]

Pandemic will hold children back for generations, World Bank warns

The impact of the pandemic will be felt for generations to come, the World Bank has warned, because it will prevent people reaching their full potential across the board.  Even before Covid-19, and despite decades of progress, a child born in a typical country could...

How to deal with Covid-19 anxiety in children

Good parenting – or perhaps it’s more accurate to say ‘good enough parenting’, because none of us will do the job perfectly – is hard enough at the best of times. You’ll be a good parent if you respond to your children’s needs in a way that’s appropriate both to the...