A study of more than 100,000 pediatric patients confirms COVID-19 has mostly spared children the worst outcomes, but it “doesn’t attempt to explain” why,
Children in parts of southern Yemen have the highest rates of acute malnutrition ever recorded in the area—affecting more than 580,000 under-5s,
Schools don’t appear to be the COVID-19 superspreaders they were once feared to be, according to data emerging from random testing in the US and the UK,
Polluted air caused nearly 500,000 babies to die prematurely last year–mostly in low- and middle-income countries,
Growing up in a rural area near Kisumu, Kenya, I never realized that malaria, one of the world’s oldest and deadliest diseases, was entirely preventable and treatable. It is a threat that my elders have never lived without—but my generation can end it.
Every 16 seconds, a mother somewhere will experience the tragedy of stillbirth,
The nearly 1 million people lost to COVID-19 represent an immense tragedy—but they left the world an incredible gift: life-saving insights into treatments,
With online school largely inaccessible, children in the low- and middle-income countries are being forced into labor—threatening years of progress. Indian elementary and middle schools are closed indefinitely while reopening the economy remains a top priority.…
The coronavirus’s disproportionate impact on Hispanic, Black and American Indian adults is mirrored in children and youths, according to a CDC report released yesterday.
Half a million US children have been diagnosed with COVID-19, CNN reports—and a disproportionate number of cases are reported in Black a