An estimated 1.5 million children have lost parents due to the pandemic

WORLD – A new joint global study led by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and published in the Lancet reveals that during the first 14 months of the COVID-19 pandemic, at least 1.5 million children lost a parent, custodial grandparent, or other caregiver due to COVID-19. The study published in a Lancet report used mortality and fertility data to model minimum estimates and rates of COVID-19-associated deaths of primary or secondary caregivers for children younger than 18 years in 21 countries. Based on the study, an…

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