40,000 American Children Have Lost a Parent to COVID-19

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Health Editor’s Note: COVID-19 has taken a devastating toll on the world and continues to do so as we strive to vaccinate against it. The longer the virus is allowed to spread, the more variants will crop up as the virus continues to mutate. The longer the virus is spreading the more time and opportunity it has to mutate and time is on COVID-19’s side…..Carol

Estimates and Projections of COVID-19 and Parental Death in the US

by Rachel Kidman, PhD; Rachel Margolis, PhD; Emily Smith-Greenaway, PhD; et al Ashton M. Verdery, PhD

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JAMA Pediatr. Published online April 5, 2021. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2021.0161

The scale of COVID-19 mortality in the United States, including among prime-age adults, merits efforts to continuously track how many children are affected by parental death. Children who lose a parent are at elevated risk of traumatic grief, depression, poor educational outcomes, and unintentional death or suicide, and these consequences can persist into adulthood.1 Sudden parental death, such as that occurring owing to COVID-19, can be particularly traumatizing for children and leave families ill prepared to navigate its consequences. Moreover, COVID-19 losses are occurring at a time of social isolation, institutional strain, and economic hardship, potentially leaving bereaved children without the supports they need.

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Biography
Carol graduated from Riverside White Cross School of Nursing in Columbus, Ohio and received her diploma as a registered nurse. She attended Bowling Green State University where she received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History and Literature. She attended the University of Toledo, College of Nursing, and received a Master’s of Nursing Science Degree as an Educator.

She has traveled extensively, is a photographer, and writes on medical issues. Carol has three children RJ, Katherine, and Stephen – one daughter-in-law; Katie – two granddaughters; Isabella Marianna and Zoe Olivia – and one grandson, Alexander Paul. She also shares her life with husband Gordon Duff, many cats, and two rescue pups.

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  1. Enough with this false and pernicious covid narrative already! You’re the ones killing people by promoting the lies and the killer “vaccine” which is not even a vaccine. It’s the biggest scam since Darwinist evolution of molecules to microbes to man evolution over billions of years by blind, natural processes, which you also promote. See Plandemic Series and also Dr Sherri Tenpenny on Bitchute (banned on youtube, like so many other truth tellers whom the Oligarchs want silenced).

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