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Students face anxiety and stress over COVID-19, and fierce battles over school mask mandates fuel the turmoil, experts say

Some teachers are being offered retention bonuses during the pandemic. Javier Zayas Photography Mask mandates at schools have been a political flashpoint across the US in recent months. Meanwhile, students are exhibiting stress relating to risks of catching COVID-19, experts say. Students and mental health counselors are warning of the effects on young people's mental wellness. See more stories on Insider's business page. Since the school year began, 16-year-old Brandon Perkins has...
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Should I pull my child out of school because of Covid-19 concerns? An expert explains

Children now constitute 29% of all new Covid-19 cases nationwide, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics. This all occurs as schools return to in-person instruction. Many parents wonder if schools are safe. CNN Medical Analyst Dr. Leana Wen answers your questions.
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Fauci: COVID vaccines for younger children could be authorized sometime this fall

Updated: 14 SEP 21 18:22 ET By Madeline Holcombe, Holly Yan and Christina Maxouris, CNN (CNN) — Covid-19 vaccines for children between the ages of 5 and 11 could get the green light from the US Food and Drug Administration sometime this fall, Dr. Anthony Fauci said. “If you look at the studies that we at the (National Institutes of Health) are doing in collaboration with the pharmaceutical companies, there will be enough data to apply for an emergency use authorization both by Pfizer, a littl...
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The US recently reported more than 243,000 COVID-19 cases in kids in one week, the 2nd-highest total of any week

Students at a public middle school in Los Angeles on Friday. Robyn Beck / AFP via Getty Images COVID-19 cases among kids in the US are spiking. The American Academy of Pediatrics tallied 243,373 cases in US kids in the week that ended Thursday. That weekly figure was close to 72,000 toward the end of July. See more stories on Insider's business page. More than 243,000 kids in the US were found to have COVID-19 in a recent seven-day period, the second-highest week for child cases of the...
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More than 243,000 kids in the US got COVID-19 last week, the second-highest weekly total among kids since the pandemic started

Students walk to their classrooms at a public middle school in Los Angeles, California, September 10, 2021. Robyn Beck / AFP via Getty Images COVID-19 cases among kids in the US are spiking. The American Academy of Pediatrics reported 243,373 cases among kids in the US in the week ending September 9. In early July, there were close to 72,000 COVID-19 cases among kids a week. See more stories on Insider's business page. More than 243,000 kids in the US were diagnosed with COVID-19 in ...
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Child deaths from COVID double in Florida as cases among children climb across the country

Kids in masks returning to school Los Angeles Times Child mortality from COVID rose 140% from the end of July to early September, Politico first reported. COVID cases are down compared to earlier in the summer, but children make up about a quarter of new weekly cases. Health experts are worried about child COVID cases and deaths rising into the fall as schools go back in-session. See more stories on Insider's business page. Florida's COVID-19 response took a hit this week as the nu...
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A 4-year-old girl died with COVID-19 hours after showing symptoms in an extremely rare case in Texas

In this Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021 file photo, students, some wearing protective masks, arrive for the first day of school at Sessums Elementary School in Riverview, Fla. COVID-19 related deaths in children are extremely rare. AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File A 4-year-old girl in Texas died with COVID-19 on Tuesday just hours after showing a fever. The girl's mother, who was unvaccinated, said she now wishes she hadn't been against the vaccine. COVID-19-related deaths in children are v...
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Delta hospitalizing kids with no underlying conditions, doctors say watch for long-term COVID

Originally Published: 08 SEP 21 20:57 ET Updated: 08 SEP 21 23:07 ET By Holly Yan, CNN (CNN) — Just as doctors feared, more children are getting hit hard by Covid-19 as the Delta variant tramples across the country. And the school year just started. “What we’re seeing now is extremely concerning,” said Dr. Edith Bracho-Sanchez, associate professor of pediatrics at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. “This virus is really going for the people who are not vaccinated. And among those pe...
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DotCom Therapy raises $13M to provide therapy for kids, in and out of school

DotCom Therapy, a pediatric teletherapy company, just closed a $13 million series A round. It’s far from the only teletherapy company looking to capitalize on a boom in venture capital investment in mental health startups, but it’s operating in a hyper-specific sphere: therapy for kids.  DotCom Therapy was originally co-founded in 2015 by Rachel Mack Robinson, who, at the time, was a practicing pediatric therapist at a neurology clinic in Missouri, and Emily Purdom, also a speech language pat...
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Why a Covid-19 vaccine for younger children is taking longer than a vaccine for adults

By Jen Christensen | CNN Anxiety is high among parents as more kids head back to school without the protection of a Covid-19 vaccine for at least a few more months. Parents have a reason to be concerned. After months of declining cases, the virus is finding the unvaccinated. Adolescents as young as 12 can be vaccinated against Covid-19, but younger children aren’t eligible yet. Children made up nearly a quarter of the reported cases for the week ending August 26. The numbers have “increased exp...
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CDC asks the unvaccinated not to travel Labor Day weekend and says even vaccinated need to weigh the risk

By Madeline Holcombe | CNN Due to the surge of Covid-19 cases, the director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is asking unvaccinated Americans not to travel during the Labor Day holiday weekend. The US is surpassing an average of 160,000 new Covid-19 cases a day, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. With the spread of the more transmissible Delta variant and many students returning to the classroom for a new academic year, the rise is concerning officials and heal...
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Elder makes misleading claim about vaccines, young people

By Maeve Reston | CNN Larry Elder, the leading GOP candidate vying to replace California Gov. Gavin Newsom, said he doesn’t think it’s necessary for young people to get vaccinated against Covid-19 or for children to wear masks at school, and he vowed to repeal any mask or vaccine mandates for California’s state workers if he is elected to replace the Democratic governor in the September 14 special election. “I don’t believe the science suggests that young people should be vaccinated. I don’t bel...
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Parents are so desperate to get their young children vaccinated that they're pleading with pediatricians to administer the shot before the FDA says it's OK for kids under 12

EMS medics from the Houston Fire Department check the breathing of a girl, age 2, with COVID-19 before transporting her to a hospital on August 25, 2021 in Houston, Texas. John Moore/Getty Images More children are testing positive for COVID-19 across the country. Some parents are begging doctors to vaccinate their kids under 12, The Washington Post reported. The FDA has yet to complete clinical trials on vaccines for those younger than 12. See more stories on Insider's business page...
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COVID-19 Cases Among Children Are Surging; Experts Warn It May Get Worse

(CNN) — Last week, the number of Covid-19 cases in children in the US reached levels not seen since the winter surge. And with the return to school, the Delta variant on the rise and this winter approaching, health officials are concerned it could get worse. After a decline in early summer, child cases have increased exponentially — with more than a four-fold increase in the past month, according to the latest report from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children’s Hospital Association...
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COVID: FDA cautions against off-label use of Pfizer vaccine in younger children

By Jacqueline Howard, CNN (CNN) — Even though the US Food and Drug Administration has fully approved the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for people age 16 and older, and it remains authorized for people as young as 12, the agency is warning against using the vaccine “off-label” in children younger than 12. To do so, it says, “would not be appropriate.” Off-label refers to an approved product being used in a way or in a patient that it wasn’t necessarily approved for; it happens commonly with s...
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In a bipartisan letter, 106 House members asked the FDA when children under 12 will be able to get vaccinated

Student wear facemasks as they attend their first day in school after summer vacation at the St. Lawrence Catholic School in north of Miami, on August 18, 2021. Photo by Chandan Khanna/AFP via Getty Images The American Academy of Pediatrics found 72,000 children tested positive for COVID-19 during the last week of July. Results from Pfizer and Moderna clinical trials involving children may be delayed. The number of pediatric COVID-19 cases has increased since schools reopened. See more sto...
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Covid boosters will not end the pandemic, expert says

Cases of Covid-19 among children have steadily increased since the beginning of July, according to a report from the American Academy of Pediatrics. And an expert says this rise is just the warmup act.
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Child Covid cases are increasing, but with schools opening, expert warns this is the warm up

Cases of Covid-19 among children have steadily increased since the beginning of July, according to a report from the American Academy of Pediatrics. And an expert says this rise is just the warmup act.
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Child Covid-19 cases are steadily increasing. But with schools opening, expert warns this is just the beginning

Cases of Covid-19 among children have steadily increased since the beginning of July, according to a report from the American Academy of Pediatrics. And an expert says this rise is just the warmup act.
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As a teacher, I'm not willing to let anti-science scaremongers hurt my students or my colleagues. It's time for vaccine mandates in every school.

In this March 31, 2021, photo, freshman Hugo Bautista eats lunch separated from classmates by plastic dividers at Wyandotte County High School in Kansas City, Kan., on the first day of in-person learning. AP Photo/Charlie Riedel The COVID-19 vaccines work against the Delta virus. We're starting to see businesses and organizations require these vaccines for their employees. This should also be applied in school, where maintaining a safe environment for students is a priority. Matt Walto...
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More than 1,900 children hospitalized with COVID-19 in the US as country battles the Delta surge

Children under 12 are not eligible for the vaccine, leaving them more vulnerable to the Delta variant. Francine Orr /Los Angeles Times via Getty Images More than 1,900 children in the US are currently hospitalized with COVID-19, reaching a record-high. Dr. Anthony Fauci has described the current wave as "an outbreak of the unvaccinated." The spike in cases has re-ignited debates over vaccine and mask mandates. See more stories on Insider's business page. The number of children in the U...
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The new school year is already a disaster: Thousands of students are quarantining as COVID-19 cases skyrocket among kids

A child wears a mask at a California school. Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times/Getty Images Days into the school year, COVID-19 outbreaks have already forced thousands of students to quarantine. Experts predict that pediatric infections will continue to rise, leading to more school closures. Bans on mask mandates while young kids wait on vaccine authorization make it tough to protect students. See more stories on Insider's business page. Mere days into the new school year, thousands of k...
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More than 80 Nevada students may have been exposed to COVID-19 on the first day of class after a parent sent their infected child to school

panitanphoto/Shutterstock A Reno, Nevada, school had a wide-reaching COVID exposure on the first day of class. A parent sent their infected child to school despite them testing positive, and exposed up to 80 other students. Nationally, COVID cases among children are rising just as the school year kicks off. See more stories on Insider's business page. More than 80 students may have been exposed to COVID-19 on Monday after a parent sent their child to school in Reno, Nevada, despite bo...
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Q&A: how can I keep my family safe from Covid as US schools reopen?

Experts address concerns over masking, sniffles and potential closures as the Delta variant spreadsAcross the USA, schools are opening their doors. For some students, this fall marks the first time back in a classroom in more than a year.The Centers for Disease Control and the American Academy of Pediatrics agree about prioritizing in-person learning. But the return to school isn’t without risk. Continue reading...
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Rates of children hospitalized with COVID have reached an all-time high in the US

A graph shows new hospital admissions of patients with confirmed COVID-19 in the 0-17 age group. US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Average daily hospitalizations of children with COVID have reached an all-time high of 239. The rate is higher for adults: in the under-vaccinated Southeast, the daily rate of overall hospitalizations jumped last week to 17,600. Experts urge masking in schools, but the states with the most kids hospitalized have already banned mask mandates. See mo...
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Parents and pediatricians are growing impatient for a Covid-19 vaccine for younger children

Parents, doctors, and even President Joe Biden have voiced their concern about the growing number of children who are getting Covid-19. The American Academy of Pediatrics wrote a letter urging the FDA not to slow down a vaccine for younger kids.
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A New Orleans children's hospital doctor says reopening schools without masks is a 'formula for disaster' as COVID-19 rages in Louisiana

COVID-19 cases have been surging throughout the country, and in Louisiana, due to the highly transmissible Delta variant. Mario Tama/Getty Images Reopening schools with no mask requirements is a "formula for disaster," the Children's Hospital New Orleans physician-in-chief said. COVID-19 cases have been surging across the country. The highly transmissible Delta variant has posed new concerns for the upcoming school year. See more stories on Insider's business page. Reopening schoo...
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A 15-year-old describes getting a rare post-COVID illness, starting with a rash and turning into loss of heart and kidney function

Left: Abie in March 2017. Center, right: Abie was in the hospital with MIS-C after COVID-19 from January 29 to February 2, 2021. Courtesy of Abie's family Children who get COVID-19, whether mild or severe, are at risk of developing MIS-C, a life-threatening syndrome. 15-year-old Abie Martinez, who had a mild COVID-19 case in 2020, shared his story about losing heart and kidney function with Insider. "It was a scary experience," his mom said. See more stories on Insider's business p...
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Former CDC official expects schools 'will be forced to shut down' this year more than last due to COVID-19

Former-CDC acting director Richard Besser. NBC News/Today Former-CDC acting director Richard Besser said he expects schools "will be forced to shut down" more this year due to COVID-19. "I think this fall is going to be really challenging for schools," Besser said on NBC News' "Today" show. There has been an uptick in child COVID-19 cases across the US. See more stories on Insider's business page. School buildings across the US may be "forced to shut down" more this year than last...
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US urged to fast-track vaccine approval for children under 12 as cases rise

Children accounted for 15% of new Covid cases reported last week, American Academy of Pediatrics data analysis showsAs Covid cases among children continue to rise in the US due to spread of the Delta variant, experts are urging the federal government to fast-track vaccine approval for those under the age of 12.New data analysis from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) indicated that children accounted for 15% of new cases reported last week, with a total of almost 94,000 cases. There was a ...
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