‘They’re struggling behind closed doors’: Doctors reveal disturbing stories of child maltreatment amid pandemic

A disturbing trend has led to a plea from doctors across the country as more babies and children are being treated with serious trauma, fractures and in some cases, malnutrition. … Read More

B.C. researchers to study how COVID-19 has spread in young people

BC Children’s Hospital is leading a research project to better understand how children and young adults in the province have been infected with COVID-19. The federal government’s COVID-19 immunity task … Read More

Does my child need a face mask? Depends on age, experts say

Masks have quickly become a staple in the Canadian wardrobe, thanks to the novel coronavirus. On May 20, chief medical officer Dr. Theresa Tam officially recommended the use of masks … Read More

Outbreak of COVID-19 reported at Quebec daycares for essential workers: Ministry of Education

A Rosemont school that was operating as a daycare for essential workers has been forced to close its doors for two weeks, after two children from the same family tested … Read More

Fear over COVID-19 might cause kids’ health issues to go untreated, doctors say

While children have been largely statistically unscathed by COVID-19, doctors are concerned that fear of the virus may be keeping parents from seeking medical help for kids with other illnesses. … Read More