Tag: Schools

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Parents ‘thrilled’ as COVID-19 vaccines for kids near approval, but rollout unclear

Parents ‘thrilled’ as COVID-19 vaccines for kids near approval, but rollout unclear

Many parents are relieved to hear that Health Canada will soon approve COVID-19 vaccines for kids aged 5-11. [...]
Health Canada to approve Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for kids 5-11 on Friday: sources

Health Canada to approve Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for kids 5-11 on Friday: sources

Some Canadian parents desperate to get their children vaccinated are taking them to the U.S., where the Pfizer vaccine was approved for use in kids a [...]
COVID-19: MLHU reports 13 cases and 1 death, nearly 90% eligible have 1st dose

COVID-19: MLHU reports 13 cases and 1 death, nearly 90% eligible have 1st dose

As of Monday, LHSC had accepted fewer than five critical care patient transfers from St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital. STEGH is at full capacity for [...]
Coronavirus risk to adults is forgotten amid return to school | Letters

Coronavirus risk to adults is forgotten amid return to school | Letters

The UK has the most coronavirus deaths in Europe, and among the worst death rates in the world. This should be seen as a dramatic failure in the gover [...]
Confusion over face masks as some schools in England could relax rules within days

Confusion over face masks as some schools in England could relax rules within days

More than 300,000 students in England will be required to wear face coverings when schools reopen next week – although thousands of pupils could be to [...]
The Guardian view on wearing masks in schools: listen to the WHO | Editorial

The Guardian view on wearing masks in schools: listen to the WHO | Editorial

When the World Health Organization for the first time issued guidance last weekend that children aged 12 and over should wear masks to help tackle the [...]
Scottish secondary pupils to wear face coverings in corridors from next week

Scottish secondary pupils to wear face coverings in corridors from next week

Scotland’s education secretary has announced that all secondary pupils should wear face coverings in corridors, communal areas and on school transport [...]
Seventeen teachers at Dundee school contract Covid-19

Seventeen teachers at Dundee school contract Covid-19

Health officials in Tayside have disclosed that 17 teachers at a special school in Dundee have contracted Covid-19, alongside two pupils and three com [...]
The Guardian view on coronavirus rules: making sense of complexity | Editorial

The Guardian view on coronavirus rules: making sense of complexity | Editorial

This spring, Singapore’s government issued a pandemic decree that sounded both logical and faintly comical: hair salons could offer simple trims, but [...]
Reopening schools ‘risks rise in cases but missing lessons worse for children’

Reopening schools ‘risks rise in cases but missing lessons worse for children’

Reopening schools could lead to coronavirus infections rising and force the reintroduction of some local lockdown measures, the UK’s most senior medic [...]
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