A child washes her hands at a day care center in Connecticut last month. A detailed look at COVID-19 deaths in U.S. kids and young adults by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows the great majority are children of color.
New York public schools are offering two main options to students and their families: "blended" learning, which includes time at schools and remote instruction; or 100% remote learning. Here, students' desks in a public elementary school in Brooklyn are spaced apart for social distancing.
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Despite the challenges, distance learning can work well for some students with ADHD, researchers say. Some of those who aren't around peers are finding it easier to focus.
Dr. J. Tod Olin at National Jewish Health in Denver treats patients with EILO, or for exercise-induced laryngeal obstruction. It's a breathing disorder that affects young athletes especially.
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An oral polio vaccine, which contains weakened live virus, is administered in a health enter in Togo. Africa has declared that wild polio has been eradicated, but a relatively small number of cases of vaccine-derived polio persist.
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Joan Garcia became pregnant at 14 and gave birth at 15. She and her child travel by raft between the two shacks where they live in Navotas fish port on Manila Bay.
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A chain-link fence lock is seen on a gate at a closed Ranchito Elementary School in the San Fernando Valley section of Los Angeles on July 13. Amid spiking coronavirus cases, the Los Angeles Unified School District is implementing a testing contact tracing plan.
A task force concluded in 2016 that Michigan's environmental agency bore primary responsibility for the water crisis in Flint. The state is now agreeing to pay $600 million to resolve lawsuits over the crisis.
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Third grade teacher Lindsey Farney sits in an empty classroom as she talks with her students online on the second day of class at Richman Elementary School in Fullerton, Calif.
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A photo posted to Twitter last week of a largely maskless crowd at North Paulding High School in Dallas, Ga., sparked a discussion about just how safe reopened Georgia schools really are.
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