Study: Children’s screen time surged during pandemic

Children have been spending almost triple the recommended amount of screen time during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new Western-led study. Published in the Journal of Affective Disorders Reports, the research found that, on average, children had nearly six hours of screen time each day. Some children in the…

CDC finds unvaccinated 11 times more likely to die of COVID

New U.S. studies released Friday show the COVID-19 vaccines remain highly effective against hospitalizations and death even as the extra-contagious delta variant swept the country. One study tracked over 600,000 COVID-19 cases in 13 states from April through mid-July. As delta surged in early summer, those who were unvaccinated were…

Is it time to stop obsessing over Covid figures?

Is it time to stop obsessing over Covid figures? Statistics reveal virus is NOT the biggest killer – with heart disease, dementia and cancer each claiming four times as many lives in an average week last month In January, the online Covid dashboard attracted 76 million views in a single…