Currently “No Evidence” Healthy Kids Need COVID-19 Booster, Says Top WHO Scientist

There’s “no evidence right now” that healthy kids and adolescents need COVID-19 booster shots, says the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Chief Scientist.

The WHO’s Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on Immunization (SAGE) is set to meet later this week to discuss how countries should deal with authorizing and distributing third-dose booster shots. There’s a bunch of thorny issues to unpick – from global vaccine inequality to the effectiveness of the current vaccines against new variants – but one thing that sounds surprisingly clear is the WHO’s stance on booster doses for healthy children. 

“There is no evidence right now that healthy children or healthy adolescents need boosters. No evidence at all,” Dr Soumya Swaminathan, Chief Scientist at the WHO, said at a media briefing on Tuesday.

The WHO has said it’s especially aware that many parts of the world still have extremely low vaccination rates, while other parts have vaccinated

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Jana Kramer admits it’s ‘not healthy’ to fight with cheating ex Mike Caussin in front of kids Jolie, 5, & Jace, 2

JANA Kramer admitted it’s “not healthy” to fight with cheating ex-husband, Mike Caussin, in front of kids Jolie, five, and Jace, two.

It was recently reported, Jana and Jay Cutler reportedly broke up because he “didn’t make his ex Kristin Cavallari jealous” with their very public dates.

Jana Kramer admitted it's 'not healthy' to fight with cheating ex-husband, Mike Caussin, in front of kids Jolie, five, and Jace, two

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Jana Kramer admitted it’s ‘not healthy’ to fight with cheating ex-husband, Mike Caussin, in front of kids Jolie, five, and Jace, twoCredit: Instagram
Jana told Us Weekly of arguing with Mike in front of her children: 'It’s not good. It’s not healthy'

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Jana told Us Weekly of arguing with Mike in front of her children: ‘It’s not good. It’s not healthy’Credit: Getty

Jana told Us Weekly of arguing with Mike in front of her children: “It’s not good. It’s not healthy.

“And that’s one thing that we have done a great job on.”

She added she and Mike try to stay on the “same page” with their children.

For example, she never says “yes,” to them after Mike

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Hattiesburg YMCA site of National Healthy Kids Day events

Live music, yoga, boxing and more will be taking over the Hattiesburg YMCA on Saturday for National Healthy Kids Day.

“These kids have been shut in from the pandemic and shut out of school activities. This is my way of saying ‘Welcome back,’” Jerry Baker, a barber who is donating free haircuts at the event, said in a media release.

The event will be held from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. All activities will be set up tailgate-style in the parking lot of the YMCA at 3719 Veterans Memorial Drive in Hattiesburg.

This free event will feature live music by one-man band Charles “CC” Carter, an appearance by Mississippi Miss Hospitality McKay Lee Bray and health and wellness representatives from the community. There will be a community product giveaway sponsored by Spartan Mosquito.

Healthy Kids Day will also feature multiple interactive activities including yoga and boxing demonstrations.

UPDATE:Free drive-in movie

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Healthy Habits for Kids in the New Year

Health is the culmination of physical, mental, and social wellbeing, influenced by our daily habits and interactions with others. It is no surprise that we develop a number of these habits and behaviors from a very young age, which can carry implications for the remainder of our lives. Children are malleable beings, therefore ensuring that we do right by them as parents, teachers, and coaches to encourage healthy habits and behaviors from the jump is of utmost importance.

What Are The Issues?

Children nowadays are confronted with different issues than they were in decades past, mainly by way of technology and social media. It is not uncommon to see an 8-year old with an iPhone or a middle schooler with an astronomical number of Instagram followers. Not only are the first or second generations of children growing up with this technology, but parents too are in the early stages of

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