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Educational tech, including CBC Kids, harvested personal data from children, new report claims

Educational tech, including CBC Kids, harvested personal data from children, new report claims

Children across the globe and Canada who used online educational technology during the pandemic had their personal data secretly harvested and sent to advertising companies, according to a new report published by Human Rights Watch. According to the report, these online educational products had the capacity to monitor children and collect data on “who …

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Why COVID is a key suspect in severe hepatitis cases in kids worldwide

This is an excerpt from Second Opinion, a weekly health and medical science newsletter. If you haven’t subscribed yet, you can do that by clicking here. Unexplained severe acute hepatitis cases among children continue to emerge in Canada and around the world, and while health officials desperately search for a cause of …

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‘kids Showing More Symptoms This Time’, Health News, ET HealthWorld

‘kids Showing More Symptoms This Time’, Health News, ET HealthWorld

NOIDA: While hospitalisation among children testing positive for Covid has remained low, medical experts said that minors are exhibiting more symptoms, like high-grade fever, sore throat and body ache, in the current wave of the pandemic compared to last year when fewer kids were symptomatic. Associate director of the department …

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Zydus Cadila’s vaccine for kids soon to be included in India’s vaccination programme, says govt, Health News, ET HealthWorld

Zydus Cadila’s vaccine for kids soon to be included in India’s vaccination programme, says govt, Health News, ET HealthWorld

NEW DELHI: Union health secretary Rajesh Bhushan on Thursday said Zydus Cadila’s Covid-19 vaccine will soon be introduced in the national vaccination programme. He was speaking at a briefing held by the government on actions taken, preparedness and other Covid-related updates in India. The needle-free ZyCoV-D vaccine is manufactured by …

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Positive encouragement may up academic outcomes in school kids | Health News

Positive encouragement may up academic outcomes in school kids | Health News

New York: Offering students more positive encouragement not only reduces disruptive classroom behaviour, but can improve students’ academic and social outcomes, say researchers. The findings, published in the Journal of Educational Psychology, indicated that a behaviour management intervention helped increase student engagement and boosted the teachers’ confidence in their ability …

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