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Broader Life Impacts of Covid-19 on Children

Loss of Loved Ones

• An estimated 10.5 million children have lost parents or caregivers to Covid, and 7.5 million have experienced Covid-associated orphanhood worldwide.

 (Hillis et al., 2022, doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2022.3157)

Learning Loss

• 21% of Year 13 pupils missed 4+ weeks of school due to Covid for the 21/22 academic year in England


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