Tag: deaths of children

COVID-19 and Children: More Useless Comparisons

How COVID-19 affects children is independent of how it affects their grandparents.

/ October 14, 2021

Cognitive Illusions and How Not to Write About COVID-19 and Children

Many people minimize the deaths and damage COVID-19 has wrought on children because it is "worse in adults". While it is true that more adults suffer due to the disease, that does not make the harms done to children vanish in a puff of smoke.

/ July 30, 2021

Belief in Homeopathy Results in the Death of a 7-Year-Old Italian Child

Yet another child has suffered and died because of belief in pseudomedical nonsense, this time when his parents chose homeopathy rather than appropriate medical evaluation.

/ June 14, 2019

Medical Neglect of Children

Medical neglect caused horrific suffering for these children, ending in death or permanent impairment. Their parents failed them, but so did society.

/ May 2, 2017