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Top U.S. doctors say kids need masks and social distancing in schools this fall

Schoolchildren swab and test themselves for COVID-19 to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the classroom at South Boston Catholic Academy in Boston, Massachusetts, January 28, 2021. Allison Dinner | Reuters Students should wear masks and practice social distancing at school to ensure safe in-person learning this fall, top U.S. doctors said… Read More »

Among Those Disrupted By COVID-19: The Nation’s Newest Doctors

About HealthBent KHN’s chief Washington correspondent, Julie Rovner, who has covered health care for more than 30 years, offers insight and analysis of policies and politics in her regular HealthBent columns. Send questions to jrovner@kff.org. July 1 is a big day in medical education. It’s traditionally the day newly minted doctors start their first year of… Read More »

Doctors’ urgent paediatric virus warning

Doctors in Britain’s National Health Service have been sent an urgent alert warning of a rise in children admitted to intensive care with a coronavirus-related condition. Medics have been warned of an apparent spike in cases of youngsters suffering with an “inflammatory syndrome” in the last few weeks. The Paediatric Intensive Care Society said that… Read More »