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Covid-19| Over Two Crore Children In 15-18 Age Group Administered First Dose: Mansukh Mandaviya

Jan 08, 2022 PTI

Covid-19: Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said over two crore youngsters between the 15-18 age group have received their first dose of the vaccine in less than a week of vaccination drive for children.

'Govt Ban, Not Omicron, Is A Threat To Children': Top Experts Want Schools Reopened

Jan 03, 2022 Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Citing several examples of children's strong and natural immunity which were evident during the past two strong waves of Covid-19, top experts have launched the 'Happy 2022 For Kids’ campaign demanding immediate resumption of schools.


US Has Reunited 100 Children Separated From Parents Under Trump Administration

The Department of Homeland Security planned to announce on Thursday that 100 children, mostly from Central America, are back with their families while 350 more reunifications are in process.

No Game-In Purchases Sans Parental Consent, Avoid Real Names: MoE Advisory On Online Gaming

Dec 10, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

“Use antivirus and spyware programs and configure web browsers securely using firewall. Activate parental controls and safety features on the device or in the app or browser as it helps restrict access to certain content and limit spending on in-game purchases,” it said.


Brad Pitt Wants Him And Angelina Jolie To 'Forgive Each Other And Move Forward' For The Sake Of Their Children

Pitt and Jolie were pronounced officially single in April 2019, but they are still embroiled in a court struggle, particularly over their children's custody.

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09 November, 2021

Bhopal Children's Hospital Fire: 4 Infants Dead, CM Announces Rs. 4 Lakh Compensation For Each

Outlook Web Desk

Bhopal's Kamla Nehru Children's Hospital Fire: Medical Education Minister Vishwas Sarang said a short circuit might have caused the fire and described the situation inside the ward as 'very scary'.


12 October, 2021

Covid Expert Panel Approves Bharat Biotech's Covaxin For Children Between 2-18

Outlook Web Desk

The recommendations have been forwarded to the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) for final approval.


07 October, 2021

Pfizer Urges US Govt To Allow Covid-19 Shots For Kids Of 5 To 11 Years Age

Associated Press (AP)

Pfizer announced in a tweet that it had formally filed its application with the Food and Drug Administration.


18 September, 2021

Nurtured And Nourished Minds Are More Productive, Start Early And Sustain Through Lifecourse

Dr Shweta Khandelwal

Science shows that malnutrition in early life, often manifested in form of stunting, is associated with adverse consequences in later life for morbidity and mortality, non-communicable diseases, learning capacity and productivity.


14 September, 2021

West Bengal: 130 Children Hospitalised In Jalpaiguri With Fever, Dysentry

Outlook Web Desk

The development comes amid warning by experts that the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic might pose a greater risk to children.


01 September, 2021

Explained: How To Ensure Social, Emotional Well-Being Of Kids Amid Covid Lockdowns

Associated Press (AP)

Social and emotional well-being relates to the ability to understand ourselves, and others, and to manage life’s challenges.


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30 August, 2021

UP BJP MLA Claims Over 40 Children Died In Firozabad Due To Dengue, Blames Health Department

Outlook Web Bureau

Uttar Pradesh Health Minister termed the Firozabad MLA’s claims ‘wrong’ and said no such reports have been received.


28 August, 2021

Taliban And Paedophilia: An Unwritten Code

Rajat Mitra

Afghan crisis: A return to the scourge of paedophilia—borne along by an unwritten, semi-official Talibani code— is a threat, often shrouded in denial, that few want to talk about.


07 August, 2021

China's Gaming Company Tencent To Review Kids' Use Of WeChat

Associated Press (AP)

A lawsuit filed Friday by Beijing prosecutors against a Tencent subsidiary complains the company infringes the 'legitimate rights and interests of minors'.


29 July, 2021

Covid Lockdown Increases Risk Of Child Labour, Trafficking

Outlook Web Bureau

Schools have closed, online education is a luxury and in many cases children are pushed into labour and trafficked due to their financial vulnerability


24 July, 2021

India Mulling To Start Vaccinating Children By September, Says AIIMS Chief: Reports

Outlook Web Bureau

AIIMS chief Dr Randeep Guleria has said that vaccinating children will prove crucial in breaking the chain of transmission of Covid-19, reports claimed


17 July, 2021

India Records Greatest Surge In Number Of Children Deprived Of DTP-1 Vaccine In 2020: UN

Outlook Web Desk

Data from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and UNICEF showed that 23 million children missed out on basic childhood vaccines through routine health services in 2020, the highest number since 2009 and 3.7 million more than in 2019.


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02 July, 2021

Two Pediatric Hospitals To Come Up At Greater Noida Ahead Of The Possible Third wave

Outlook Web Desk

"Two hospitals dedicated for children are coming up in Yamuna Expressway Authority's Sector 18 and 20 in view of the likelihood of a third wave of the pandemic," YEIDA CEO Arun Vir Singh said.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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