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Coronavirus: Children behind rising demand for tests in England

Demand for coronavirus tests has almost trebled among young children in England this month – but only 1% were found to have the virus, figures show. In the first two weeks of September, more than 200,000 under-nines were tested, according to government’s test-and-trace programme. That is nearly three times as many as in the previous… Read More »

Top Toronto health official wins rare intervenor status in court battle over vaccinating couple’s children

Article content Toronto’s chief public-health official has won the right to intervene in a court dispute over vaccinating a divorced couple’s children, a rare step Dr. Eileen de Villa says was necessary to combat dangerous misinformation about vaccines. The city’s medical officer of health (MOH) now has lawyers taking part in an appeal slated for… Read More »

Cases of rare COVID-linked syndrome impacting children in 15 states: New York governor

FILE PHOTO: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks at his daily briefing at New York Medical College during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Valhalla, New York, U.S., May 7, 2020. REUTERS/Mike Segar (Reuters) – At least 15 states are investigating cases of a rare inflammatory syndrome impacting children that is believed to… Read More »

Mysterious inflammatory syndrome in children potentially linked to COVID-19 reported in Montreal

It began in Europe about two months ago, has spread to cities along the U.S. east coast and is now being reported in Montreal: clusters of a rare and mysterious illness in children that may be linked to COVID-19. The latest alert comes from New York City’s health department, which, on Monday, reported 15 cases… Read More »