Dire warnings abound with kids’ safety on high alert

Children have so far been spared the worst of the pandemic – but the rhetoric around their safety has begun to change

3rd May, 2020
Dire warnings abound with kids’ safety on high alert
The disease seemed similar to a form of toxic shock syndrome or Kawasaki syndrome.

Last Sunday night, a tweet appeared that quickly attracted thousands of “likes” and retweets. By morning, its contents were being reported widely in the media, and striking fear into the hearts of parents everywhere.

The British Paediatric Intensive Care Society had taken to Twitter to say it had noted an apparent rise in the number of children of all ages “presenting with multisystem inflammatory state” and requiring intensive care. At least a dozen...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!


What's Included

With any subscription you will have access to

  • 971569B3-2C5E-4C45-B798-CEADE16987A8

    Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps

  • 099C8662-C57C-42F2-9426-F2F90DF17C8F

    Unlimited access to our eReader library

  • 198AE43B-B9CF-4892-8769-D63C2104BA08

    Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week

  • D8F37B78-25E4-4E4A-A376-4F5789B1564A

    Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you

  • B15F2521-37CD-4E02-B898-730A20D39F7F

    Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences

  • A564FE02-1AB8-4579-AF9D-BA32A2E5ACA7

    Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine

Share this post

Related Stories

Full vaccination more effective than a booster campaign, Nphet advisor says

Health Donal MacNamee 2 days ago

Covid-19: Wonder drugs become another weapon in ongoing battle against the virus

HSE struggling to identify candidates for vaccine boosters

Covid-19: From ‘Fortress Australia’ to a gilded cage