Comment: “Shoring up the safety net for children in the COVID-19 pandemic”

August 6th, 2020 | Posted By: Gabriela Calderon | Posted in News

“Pandemic response naturally directs resources and emphasis toward those who suffer most directly, but a failure to respond to the needs of children will create a long arc of increased risk for negative outcomes.”

In this paper published in the Journal of Pediatric Research Journal, Rales’ Center Co-Director, Dr. Tina Cheng, discusses how during the COVID-19 pandemic “Policy interventions must address the generational impact of the pandemic, shore up the safety net, and ameliorate the far-reaching consequences for children, adolescents, and families.”  Read it here: Cheng et al Nature July 2020