Tag Archives: Young

Coronavirus vaccines: Why are some countries recommending single dose for teens, young adults?

Concerns of myocarditis, an inflammation of the heart, after a second COVID vaccine dose in teens and young adults has sparked several countries to turn to a single-dose vaccination tactic for that age group instead of the double dosage, according to multiple media outlets.   Officials in several countries, including England, Norway and Hong Kong, have recommended administering a single dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech… Read More »

Here are the issues that matter to young voters in the 2020 election

CNBC’s “College Voices 2020” is a series written by CNBC fall interns from universities across the country about coming of age, getting their college education and launching their careers during these extraordinary times. Colette Ngo is a senior at Chapman University. Young voters are fired up and research shows they will be a decisive factor… Read More »

Covid: What is the mental health cost to the young?

Young people’s risk of becoming ill with Covid-19 is tiny – but could the long-term mental health impact of virus restrictions be far more damaging? Thousands of students are in enforced self-isolation at universities, and thousands more children are missing out on school because of positive Covid tests in their midst. This follows nearly four… Read More »

‘We know Samuel is still with us’ – parents of young boy honouring wish to raise money for volunteers who helped him before he died

WHEN little Samuel Roquette was first diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia at the tender age of four his loving parents and elder brother and sister were stunned. ut both Samuel and his family bravely bore his illness as best they could, and after years of chemotherapy he sprung to life and immersed himself in a… Read More »

Wisconsin father’s wife and young daughters trapped in Wuhan

‘My family is in lockdown in Wuhan’: Wisconsin father begged US State Department to let his wife, his five-year-old daughter and his 10-month-old BABY leave on the only evacuation flight out of coronavirus-stricken city Daisy Roth and her daughters Adalynn, five, and Abigail, 10 months, landed in Wuhan, China last week to spend Lunar New… Read More »