PIMS: the COVID-19 linked syndrome affecting children - information for families, RCPCH (updated 25th January 2021)
Most children and teenagers do not become seriously ill with COVID-19. But doctors have seen a very small number of patients with an unusual condition which seems to be linked to the virus. This syndrome is very rare, and most children will not be seriously affected. If you're worried, seek help. This guide is for parents, carers, teachers and others who look after children and young people. It's written by doctors and based on the current evidence, updated 25th January 2021. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Teachers need COVID-19 vaccine before L.A. schools can reopen, Beutner says
L.A. schools Supt. Austin Beutner says reopening K-12 campuses will require the vaccination of teachers and staff. But UTLA says virus case rates also must drop. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - January 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Howard Blume Source Type: news

Covid: Teachers 'not at higher risk' of death than average
The highest-risk job roles were in restaurants, care work and manufacturing. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Thousands of Chicago teachers not heading back to classrooms following union vote, will remain remote
Thousands of Chicago’s educators are refusing to head back into schools Monday as originally planned following a weekend vote... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Covid-19 - Union Urges Teachers to Shun Zimsec Marking
[New Zimbabwe] Teachers around the country who usually offer services to the Zimbabwe School Examination Council (ZIMSEC) through marking exams have been urged to avoid that this time around in the interest of the safety. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 25, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Parents and teachers' perceptions of corporal punishment in Zimbabwean schools : a  case of Tafara 1 High School in Harare - Chitakunye Marble, Mahiya Innocent T..
Corporal punishment has generally been used as a disciplinary measure for ill behaviour in Zimbabwe before it was outlawed in 2017 through a High Court ruling that declared article 60(2) (c) of the Educational Act unconstitutional. Before 2017, the use of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Chicago teachers defy district order in vote to continue remote learning
Members of the Chicago Teachers Union are citing concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic for not returning to in-person instruction. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chicago teachers vote to teach from home, defying district
The school district ordered has ordered in-person instruction to resume. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Chicago teachers vote to defy district's orders to return to in-person instruction before vaccinations
(Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

BU School Of Public Health Students Prepare For Return To In-Person Learning
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - January 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Covid-19 Boston, MA Health schools Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Boston University Coronavirus Source Type: news

'General Hospital' Actress Blasts Teacher, Refuses to Let Kids Watch Inauguration
'General Hospital' actress explains why she didn't let her kids watch the inauguration. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

“Their Hope for a Brighter Future Inspires Us All”
By Yasmine SherifNEW YORK, Jan 23 2021 (IPS) Looking back upon 2020, we all bear the scars of a devastating year; none so much as girls and boys around the world. The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted education for over 1.6 billion children and youth globally and continues to do so. It has also deepened socio-economic inequities and heightened insecurities around the world, further impacting the lives of girls and boys everywhere. Ongoing, protracted conflicts, forced displacement and the worsening climate crisis were no less forgiving. Yasmine Sherif2020 was, in short, a brutal year for the world’s children and youth &nd...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Yasmine Sherif Tags: Africa Armed Conflicts Climate Change Development & Aid Economy & Trade Education Education Cannot Wait. Future of Education is here Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Middle East & North Africa Migrati Source Type: news

Brown defends decision to let teachers get Covid-19 vaccines before seniors
When supplies are scarce, tough decision must be made, Brown said. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Brown defends decision to let teachers get Covid-19 vaccines before seniors
When supplies are scarce, tough decision must be made, Brown said. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Two Georgia educators die from Covid on the same day
More than 100 teachers, students and community members pushed for remote-only learning following the deaths. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Jill Biden, 'Professor FLOTUS,' honors teachers in her first official event as first lady
First lady Jill Biden, a longtime teacher who intends to keep her paid job, hailed educators in her first White House FLOTUS event. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19 vaccines now offered to Long Beach food workers; teachers are next
Those eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine include grocery store and restaurant workers who live or work in Long Beach. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - January 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lila Seidman, Maya Lau Source Type: news

COVID-19 vaccinations now offered to Long Beach food workers; teachers are next
Those eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine include grocery store and restaurant workers who live or work in Long Beach. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - January 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lila Seidman, Maya Lau Source Type: news

Teachers, grocers other frontline workers recommended for current phase of Covid-19 vaccine rollout
The State Disaster Medical Advisory Committee, which advises the Wisconsin Department of Health Services on Covid-19 vaccination distribution, unanimously passed recommendations for state populations to be included in the current phase. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Margaret Naczek Source Type: news

Kenya: Magoha Orders Teachers to Confiscate Sanitisers From Learners
[Nairobi News] Education Cabinet Secretary Prof George Magoha on Wednesday instructed teachers to confiscate all small-bottle sanitisers from all learners. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 21, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

DfE stats reveal high level of COVID infections among school staff
Statistics from the Department of Education (DfE) have revealed that the rate of COVID-19 infection among school staff in England is noticeably higher than the rate of infection in the general population – and even higher than it is for teachers. One report has suggested that rates for school staff could be three times higher in primary schools and almost seven times higher in special schools than in the general population. There are estimates that, in the current lockdown, although the government has said that everyone should work from home where possible, 39% of teachers and school leaders and 51% of...
Source: UNISON Health care news - January 20, 2021 Category: UK Health Authors: Amanda Kendal Tags: Article Covid-19 school staff schools Source Type: news

Alibaba shares jump on Jack Ma ’s first appearance in 3 months
Alibaba’s billionaire founder resurfaced as he spoke to 100 rural teachers through a video call, three months after his last public... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alibaba shares jump on Jack Ma's first appearance in 3 months
Alibaba's billionaire founder resurfaced as he spoke to 100 rural teachers through a video call, three months after his last public... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alibaba's Jack Ma makes first live appearance in three months in online meet
Alibaba Group founder Jack Ma made his first appearance since October on Wednesday when he spoke to a group of teachers by video, easing... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Experts Weigh In On The True Toll Of School Closures
President-Elect Joe Biden has vowed to make schools reopening a priority of his first 100 days. But parents and teachers need to be aware of the impact this last year has had on those kids —and the difference that impact may have on education as a whole. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Leah Campbell, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Leadership /leadership Education /education Source Type: news

Vaccinations start Tuesday for teachers, Minnesotans 65+, but supplies are limited
Starting Tuesday at noon, people aged 65 and older can sign up to receive the vaccine at mn.gov/vaccine. Once they secure an appointment, Minnesotans can go to one of nine sites to receive the vaccine. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 18, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Carrigan Miller Source Type: news

Vaccinations start Tuesday for teachers, Minnesotans 65+, but supplies are limited
Starting Tuesday at noon, people aged 65 and older can sign up to receive the vaccine at mn.gov/vaccine. Once they secure an appointment, Minnesotans can go to one of nine sites to receive the vaccine. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 18, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Carrigan Miller Source Type: news

Park River Ambulance (ND) President Keeps Pushing Boundaries for Good
Ann Bailey Grand Forks Herald (MCT) PARK RIVER, N.D. — Park River Ambulance President Daniel Young pushes boundaries to ensure emergency health services are available not only in his hometown, but across Walsh County. Besides supervising the day-to-day operations of the city’s volunteer ambulance service and overseeing training of its members, Young, a 30-year veteran of the Park River squad, schedules classes and trains first-responders in neighboring Walsh County towns Edinburg, Lankin, Adams, Hoople and Fordville. Young’s outr...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - January 18, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Administration and Leadership Best Practices News News Feed Spotlight EMS North Dakota Source Type: news

Park River Ambulance (ND) President Keeps Pushing Boundaries for Good
Ann Bailey Grand Forks Herald (MCT) PARK RIVER, N.D. — Park River Ambulance President Daniel Young pushes boundaries to ensure emergency health services are available not only in his hometown, but across Walsh County. Besides supervising the day-to-day operations of the city’s volunteer ambulance service and overseeing training of its members, Young, a 30-year veteran of the Park River squad, schedules classes and trains first-responders in neighboring Walsh County towns Edinburg, Lankin, Adams, Hoople and Fordville. Young’s outr...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - January 18, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Administration and Leadership Best Practices News News Feed Spotlight EMS North Dakota Source Type: news

Park River Ambulance (ND) President Keeps Pushing Boundaries for Good
Ann Bailey Grand Forks Herald (MCT) PARK RIVER, N.D. — Park River Ambulance President Daniel Young pushes boundaries to ensure emergency health services are available not only in his hometown, but across Walsh County. Besides supervising the day-to-day operations of the city’s volunteer ambulance service and overseeing training of its members, Young, a 30-year veteran of the Park River squad, schedules classes and trains first-responders in neighboring Walsh County towns Edinburg, Lankin, Adams, Hoople and Fordville. Young’s outr...
Source: JEMS Latest News - January 18, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Administration and Leadership Best Practices News News Feed Spotlight EMS North Dakota Source Type: news

Park River Ambulance (ND) President Keeps Pushing Boundaries for Good
Ann Bailey Grand Forks Herald (MCT) PARK RIVER, N.D. — Park River Ambulance President Daniel Young pushes boundaries to ensure emergency health services are available not only in his hometown, but across Walsh County. Besides supervising the day-to-day operations of the city’s volunteer ambulance service and overseeing training of its members, Young, a 30-year veteran of the Park River squad, schedules classes and trains first-responders in neighboring Walsh County towns Edinburg, Lankin, Adams, Hoople and Fordville. Young’s outr...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 18, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Administration and Leadership Best Practices News News Feed Spotlight EMS North Dakota Source Type: news

Park River Ambulance (ND) President Keeps Pushing Boundaries for Good
Ann Bailey Grand Forks Herald (MCT) PARK RIVER, N.D. — Park River Ambulance President Daniel Young pushes boundaries to ensure emergency health services are available not only in his hometown, but across Walsh County. Besides supervising the day-to-day operations of the city’s volunteer ambulance service and overseeing training of its members, Young, a 30-year veteran of the Park River squad, schedules classes and trains first-responders in neighboring Walsh County towns Edinburg, Lankin, Adams, Hoople and Fordville. Young’s outr...
Source: JEMS Operations - January 18, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Administration and Leadership Best Practices News News Feed Spotlight EMS North Dakota Source Type: news

Park River Ambulance (ND) President Keeps Pushing Boundaries for Good
Ann Bailey Grand Forks Herald (MCT) PARK RIVER, N.D. — Park River Ambulance President Daniel Young pushes boundaries to ensure emergency health services are available not only in his hometown, but across Walsh County. Besides supervising the day-to-day operations of the city’s volunteer ambulance service and overseeing training of its members, Young, a 30-year veteran of the Park River squad, schedules classes and trains first-responders in neighboring Walsh County towns Edinburg, Lankin, Adams, Hoople and Fordville. Young’s outr...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - January 18, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Administration and Leadership Best Practices News News Feed Spotlight EMS North Dakota Source Type: news

Arkansas to Expand COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Today
Arkansas on Monday will expand its distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine to teachers and people aged 70 or older. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - January 18, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: As Schools Resume Today...
[This Day] The authorities must ensure that students and teachers adhere to the Covid-19 safety protocols (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Concerns Mount As Nigerian Schools Reopen Today Amid Rising Covid-19 Cases
[This Day] As learning institutions reopen today, concerns continue to rise following an insistence by teachers that necessary measures have not been put in place in compliance with the COVID-19 protocols established by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

"I am learning to protect myself with Mika:" a teacher-based child sexual abuse prevention program in Turkey - K ızıltepe R, Eslek D, Irmak TY, Güngör D.
This study aimed to explore the effectiveness of a teacher-based child sexual abuse prevention program entitled "I am learning to protect myself with Mika." The sample consisted of 290 children, their parents, and their classroom teachers. The participants... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

From learner to teacher : personal experiences, beliefs and attitudes about bullying victimisation - Moosa M.
Research shows that first-year pre-service teachers enter initial teacher education programmes with certain beliefs in place about schooling. This paper explores first-year preservice teachers' experiences of, beliefs and attitudes about bullying. Soci... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Many parents say teens with anxiety, depression may benefit from peer confidants at school
(Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan) Three-quarters of parents in a new national poll think peers better understand teen challenges, compared to teachers or counselors in the school. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Governors Complain Over Pace of COVID-19 Vaccine Shipments
By LAURAN NEERGAARD, RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and DAVID CRARY Associated Press Governors bitterly accused the Trump administration Friday of deceiving the states about the amount of COVID-19 vaccine they can expect to receive as they ramp up vaccinations for senior citizens and others. But the government attributed the anger to confusion and misguided expectations on the part of the states. Meanwhile, the race between the vaccine and the virus may be about to heat up: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned that the new, more infectious variant first seen in Britain will probably become the dominant vers...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - January 16, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Source Type: news

Governors Complain Over Pace of COVID-19 Vaccine Shipments
By LAURAN NEERGAARD, RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and DAVID CRARY Associated Press Governors bitterly accused the Trump administration Friday of deceiving the states about the amount of COVID-19 vaccine they can expect to receive as they ramp up vaccinations for senior citizens and others. But the government attributed the anger to confusion and misguided expectations on the part of the states. Meanwhile, the race between the vaccine and the virus may be about to heat up: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned that the new, more infectious variant first seen in Britain will probably become the dominant vers...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - January 16, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Source Type: news

Governors Complain Over Pace of COVID-19 Vaccine Shipments
By LAURAN NEERGAARD, RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and DAVID CRARY Associated Press Governors bitterly accused the Trump administration Friday of deceiving the states about the amount of COVID-19 vaccine they can expect to receive as they ramp up vaccinations for senior citizens and others. But the government attributed the anger to confusion and misguided expectations on the part of the states. Meanwhile, the race between the vaccine and the virus may be about to heat up: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned that the new, more infectious variant first seen in Britain will probably become the dominant vers...
Source: JEMS Latest News - January 16, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Source Type: news

Governors Complain Over Pace of COVID-19 Vaccine Shipments
By LAURAN NEERGAARD, RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and DAVID CRARY Associated Press Governors bitterly accused the Trump administration Friday of deceiving the states about the amount of COVID-19 vaccine they can expect to receive as they ramp up vaccinations for senior citizens and others. But the government attributed the anger to confusion and misguided expectations on the part of the states. Meanwhile, the race between the vaccine and the virus may be about to heat up: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned that the new, more infectious variant first seen in Britain will probably become the dominant vers...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 16, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Source Type: news

Governors Complain Over Pace of COVID-19 Vaccine Shipments
By LAURAN NEERGAARD, RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and DAVID CRARY Associated Press Governors bitterly accused the Trump administration Friday of deceiving the states about the amount of COVID-19 vaccine they can expect to receive as they ramp up vaccinations for senior citizens and others. But the government attributed the anger to confusion and misguided expectations on the part of the states. Meanwhile, the race between the vaccine and the virus may be about to heat up: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned that the new, more infectious variant first seen in Britain will probably become the dominant vers...
Source: JEMS Operations - January 16, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Source Type: news

Governors Complain Over Pace of COVID-19 Vaccine Shipments
By LAURAN NEERGAARD, RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and DAVID CRARY Associated Press Governors bitterly accused the Trump administration Friday of deceiving the states about the amount of COVID-19 vaccine they can expect to receive as they ramp up vaccinations for senior citizens and others. But the government attributed the anger to confusion and misguided expectations on the part of the states. Meanwhile, the race between the vaccine and the virus may be about to heat up: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned that the new, more infectious variant first seen in Britain will probably become the dominant vers...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - January 16, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Source Type: news

Teachers wait for Covid vaccines
The CDC and Dr. Anthony Fauci say teachers should be prioritized for the coronavirus vaccine along with other essential workers. But... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Brown adjusts vaccination schedule for teachers, seniors after federal promise falls through
Earlier this week, state officials had hoped to start vaccinations of those groups much sooner than expected. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Brown adjusts vaccination schedule for teachers, seniors after federal promise falls through
Earlier this week, state officials had hoped to start vaccinations of those groups much sooner than expected. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Oregon's plans to start vaccinating teachers and seniors scuttled by 'disturbing news' from feds
Brown "shocked and appalled," accused the Trump administration of "deception on a national scale." (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Smokers before teachers? Educators ‘incensed’ over N.J.’s COVID vaccine priorities
New Jersey has yet to make teachers eligible for the coronavirus vaccine, but 2 million smokers now qualify. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news