A girl with no access to internet facilities and gadgets uses a microscope as she attends an open-air class outside a house with its walls converted into blackboards as schools remained closed at a village in the Indian state of West Bengal on September 13. Photo: Reuters A girl with no access to internet facilities and gadgets uses a microscope as she attends an open-air class outside a house with its walls converted into blackboards as schools remained closed at a village in the Indian state of West Bengal on September 13. Photo: Reuters
A girl with no access to internet facilities and gadgets uses a microscope as she attends an open-air class outside a house with its walls converted into blackboards as schools remained closed at a village in the Indian state of West Bengal on September 13. Photo: Reuters
Abhishek Rimal
Opinion

Opinion

Abhishek Rimal

Covid-19’s impact on Asian children should give countries hoarding vaccines pause

  • Asia is waking up to the pandemic’s silent and devastating impact on children and young people as the Delta variant smashes the myth of children’s immunity
  • Lengthy lockdowns, closed schools and deaths in the family are also straining young people’s mental health even as wealthy countries corner the lion’s share of vaccines

A girl with no access to internet facilities and gadgets uses a microscope as she attends an open-air class outside a house with its walls converted into blackboards as schools remained closed at a village in the Indian state of West Bengal on September 13. Photo: Reuters A girl with no access to internet facilities and gadgets uses a microscope as she attends an open-air class outside a house with its walls converted into blackboards as schools remained closed at a village in the Indian state of West Bengal on September 13. Photo: Reuters
A girl with no access to internet facilities and gadgets uses a microscope as she attends an open-air class outside a house with its walls converted into blackboards as schools remained closed at a village in the Indian state of West Bengal on September 13. Photo: Reuters
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