COVID-19 and Children: Understanding the science of SARS-CoV-2 infection in infants, children, teens

July 6, 2020

This article from March 31, 2020 summarizes current knowledge on the effect of COVID-19 on children. Drawing on research conducted so far on this group, the article highlights infection rates, risk factors and modes of transmission, as well as what is not known so far. A useful introduction for first responders on what to look for when dealing with potential paediatric patients.


Accelerating vaccinations for millions of vulnerable people across India

VaxNow is bringing together the Government, Private Sector Organizations, Community leaders, NGOs and the Media to accelerate the vaccination of vulnerable people in Karnataka, Maharashtra, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Bihar. These partners will collaborate to reach the unreached through an agile, geographically contextualized plan which will help overcome barriers for vulnerable communities. The criteria for selecting these communities is: people with the highest access barriers, the highest chance of contracting COVID and people living in overcrowded places.
Authored by Alice McCarthy for Harvard Medical School. Photo by Yaoinlove.

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COVIDActionCollab is not merely an aggregation of partners, but is an aggregation of capacities, through which we have developed key high impact initiatives. We have drawn upon our one year’s experience at CAC and engagement with our large constituency of partners to put together a menu of initiatives for funders/investors to support which will save lives and livelihoods, and enable vulnerable communities to 'bounce forward’. Support these initiatives to build resilient communities