Children with parent at footpath

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Parents To Be Punished For Kids' 'Bad Behaviour': New Chinese Bill

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. 

Tue, 19 Oct 2021 - 02:35 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: China, parents, Bad Behaviour, children

Courtesy: ANI

Child-friendly Vaccination Centre

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Delhi Opens 1st Child-Friendly Vaccination Centre

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. 

Tue, 19 Oct 2021 - 09:00 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Delhi, Covid-19, Covid Vaccination, Covid-19 Vaccination centre, children

Courtesy: India Tv News

Zoom Conference and Gun

Photo: Republic World

2-Year-Old US Boy Kills Her Mother With Gun; Father Arrested

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.

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 - 02:26 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Homicide, children, Father, United States, Florida

Courtesy: NDTV

Tamil Nadu Health Minister Ma. Subramanian

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Tamil Nadu To Become 1st State In India To Administer COVID Vaccine To Kids

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. 

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 - 10:32 AM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Tamil Nadu, First State, Covid Vaccine, children

Courtesy: Zee News

Children with parents in Delhi.

Photo: Telegraph India

Over 75% Children Report Breathlessness In Delhi's Air: Study

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.

Wed, 13 Oct 2021 - 01:55 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Pollution, children, Suffocation, TERI, Breathlessness

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

A vial of COVAXIN.

Photo: India Today

Expert Panel Suggests Covaxin For Children Between 2 To 18 Years

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.

Tue, 12 Oct 2021 - 03:42 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Covid-19, Covid Vaccine, Covaxin, children

Courtesy: NDTV


Photo: ANI

2 Children Drown In Sea While Playing: Mumbai

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. 

Tue, 05 Oct 2021 - 07:08 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Mumbai, Drowned, malabar hill, children

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Karnataka Health Minister K. Sudhakar

Photo: The Indian Express

COVID-19 Vaccine For Kids To Come By Dec: K'taka Health Minister

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.

Mon, 04 Oct 2021 - 03:37 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Nasal Drop, vaccine, Covid-19, Karnataka Health Minister, children

Courtesy: LatestLY


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Extra Letter Spacing Can Aid Children's Reading Speed: Reports

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. 

Sat, 02 Oct 2021 - 10:41 AM / by Shiksha Dev

Tags: Reading space, children, Dyslexic, non-dyslexic

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Covid Vaccination

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Children In US Not To Get Vaccinated Until November

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. 

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 - 03:21 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Covid-19, Covid Vaccination, USA, children

Courtesy: Republic World