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Most state laws presume that minors lack medical decision-making capacity and therefore require parental consent for most health care decisions, including vaccination. This might not be the case in South Africa's latest decision to include children in the vaccine rollout. 


Since the arrival of the Covid-19 pandemic, education progress worldwide has been disrupted. The United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) wants things to get back on track. 


The United Nations International Children’s Fund (UNICEF), which acts as a promoter and defender of children’s rights, has come out and said enough is enough. The activist organisation shares concerns as governments close schools to prevent the Spread of Covid-19 so read further for more details.


A survey was compiled to examine what children have faced during the pandemic. Six months ago, the report was instituted and more than 25 000 children were interviewed.


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