Seasonal infections are set to spike, while the cost-of-living crisis is also expected to affect some children’s mental and physical health
23 November 2022
A perfect storm of health issues could be facing children in the UK this winter.
While UK children went fully back to in-person schooling in 2021, after covid-19 lockdowns in 2020, the country is approaching its first winter in years where people of all ages can mix freely, with no restrictions, enforced isolation or official encouragement to work from home.
Covid-19 is usually mild in children. However, waning immunity …