To punish the parents for their children's ''bad behaviour'', the parliament of China is likely to pass the "Family Education Promotion Law" after the discussion this week. Reportedly, the bill makes the parents liable to teach children to ''love the party, nation, people, socialism''. Furthermore, it demands parents to develop the sense in Children to ''respect the elderly and care for the young'' and help them to learn exercise.
The first child-friendly vaccination clinic has been opened in Delhi, with toys, electronic games, and musical instruments. "Keeping in mind the waiting time post-vaccination, we have created a vaccination center so that kids can play, we have also kept toys so that they are kept engaged," said Dr. Sameer Bhati. He further stated that the government will determine the cost of vaccines for children.
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Veondre Avery, father of a two-year-old boy who tragically shot his mother in the head while she was on a Zoom call conference. Owing to the negligence, the father has been accused of murder and has been detained in Florida on October 12. However, Avery had stored the gun in a backpack inspired by a television show "Paw-Patrol". Besides, the gun was kept loaded without any protection.
While speaking at a function, Tamil Nadu's Health Minister M Subramaniam on October 13 said that the state will become the first in India to administer COVID vaccine to children aged 2-18 years after the Centre's approval. Reportedly, the proposal to allow the use of Bharat Bitotech's Covaxin has been sent to the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI). Tamil Nadu is also the first state to vaccinate pregnant women.
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In the latest study conducted by the Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), it's been found that more than 75% of the children feel suffocation in Delhi's air. Reportedly, 413 children between the age of 14-17 years participated in the health survey. Meanwhile, 75.4% of children reported breathlessness, 24.4% complained of itchy eyes, 22.3% complained of runny nose daily, and 20.9% complained of coughing in the morning.
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Covaxin, Bharat Biotech's COVID-19 vaccine, was recommended by an expert panel on October 12 for use on children aged two to 18. The company has also received a positive response from the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) on its clinical trials. Reportedly, children received the same vaccination as adults in separate trials. However, the company is waiting to get the regulatory approvals to launch it in the market.
The missing body of two children named Rehman Rizwan Shaikh (15) and Mohammad Dilshad Shaikh (12), who got drowned in the sea at Nepeansea Road in Mumbai, have been recovered on October 5. Reportedly, they were playing at Priyadarshini park when they decided to venture into the nearby sea to play and drowned, on October 4. According to an officer, they were playing with four other friends.
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Speaking about the COVID vaccine for Children, Karnataka's Health Minister K. Sudhakar on October 3 said the vaccine in the form of nasal drops for children is excepted to be made available in the state by December. The price of the vaccine has been negotiating by the central government with the vaccine manufacturer Zydus Cadila, Sudhakar added. Besides, he said the state government was planning to administer booster shots.
According to a research of Dr. Steven Stagg of Anglia Ruskin University, increasing space in letters can reduce reading errors on a group of Dyslexic and non-dyslexic children studied on October 1. As per the Journal "Research in Developments Disabilities", an increase on 13% in dyslexic children is seen. Children aged between 11-15 participated mainly to evaluate the mistakes they make.
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COVID vaccinations for children aged between 5 to 11 years in the United States will not be available until November. Pfizer Chief Albert Bourla stated that they have submitted data to the US Food and Drug Administration on vaccinating children aged 5 to 11. The entire procedure would take probably until Thanksgiving, however, it is believed that FDA might make it accessible as early as the first week of November.
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