Children’s health

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    Controversies on polio vaccine surge as new cases rise

    Agence France-Presse . Libreville | Updated at 01:02pm on September 19, 2020

    As scientists around the world rush to find a vaccine to stem the spread of COVID-19, another deadly disease, polio, has become the latest target...

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    WHO DG says more research needed into coronavirus impacts on kids

    United News of Bangladesh . United Nations | Updated at 12:43pm on September 17, 2020

    More research is needed into factors that increase the risk of COVID-19 disease among children and adolescents, said World Health Organisation director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus...

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    Pandemic threatens lives of millions of children: UN

    Agence France-Presse .Paris | Updated at 10:25am on September 09, 2020

    Disruptions to health services due to the pandemic are putting millions of additional lives at risk worldwide, the United Nations said on Wednesday, warning that...

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    Children over 12 should follow same mask rules as adults: WHO

    Agence France-Presse .Geneva | Updated at 11:00am on August 22, 2020

    The World Health Organisation on Friday recommended that children over 12 should wear masks in the same contexts as adults in the bid to rein...

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    Johnson & Johnson to stop selling baby powder in US, Canada

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 02:48pm on May 20, 2020

    Pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson announced on Tuesday that it would stop selling talc-based baby powder in the United States and Canada, where sales had...

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    15 NY children hospitalised with rare illness linked to COVID-19

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 04:13pm on May 06, 2020

    At least 15 children have been hospitalised in New York with a rare inflammatory disease possibly linked to coronavirus, officials said Tuesday, in the latest...

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    Study shows Bangladesh’s progress in improving children’s health

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 04:54pm on February 24, 2020

    Bangladesh has made great strides in several areas related to health, nutrition, water, sanitation and hygiene, education and child protection with sharp decline in child...

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    Vitamin ‘A’ campaign starts across Bangladesh

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:53pm on January 11, 2020

    The national Vitamin A plus campaign began across Bangladesh on Saturday, aiming to feed vitamin A plus capsules to 2.10 crore children aged between 6...

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    Vitamin A Plus campaign Saturday

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:27pm on January 09, 2020

    The national Vitamin ‘A’ Plus campaign would  be held across the country on Saturday to feed high powered Vitamin A capsules to 2.1 crore children,...

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    Samoa measles death toll rises to 70

    Agence France-Presse . Apia | Updated at 01:01pm on December 10, 2019

    A devastating measles outbreak has continued to spread in Samoa, with the death toll reaching 70, as the United Nations on Monday released $2.6 million...