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Kids Report on COVID-19: Jack in Georgia

April 2, 2020

We asked our team of TFK Kid Reporters for their perspective on the coronavirus pandemic. Here, TFK Kid Reporter Jack Doane, from Rex, Georgia, shares his thoughts. The coronavirus has single-handedly shut down everything. For me, that means my school…

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Kids Report on COVID-19: Alexis from Ohio

March 30, 2020

We asked our team of TFK Kid Reporters for their perspective on the coronavirus pandemic. Here, TFK Kid Reporter Alexis Bumah, from Dayton, Ohio, shares her experience. There was a rapid change of events in my life starting about three…

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TFK Kid Reporters Interview Dr. Ingrid Katz About COVID-19

March 27, 2020

How long does the new coronavirus last on surfaces like school supplies? Why are kids less affected by the virus than adults? Will summer plans and activities be canceled? With the new coronavirus going around, kids have lots of questions.…

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Kids Report on COVID-19: Raunak in New Jersey

March 27, 2020

We asked our team of TFK Kid Reporters for their perspective on the coronavirus pandemic. Here, TFK Kid Reporter Raunak Singh, from Fair Lawn, New Jersey, shares his thoughts. COVID-19 is caused by an infectious coronavirus. Many people have already…

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Kids Report on COVID-19: Henry in Massachusetts

March 23, 2020

We asked our team of TFK Kid Reporters for their perspective on the coronavirus pandemic. Here, TFK Kid Reporter Henry Carroll, from Boston, Massachusetts, shares his thoughts on what kids can do to help. Over the New Year’s holiday, our…

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Social Distancing

March 20, 2020

To limit the spread of COVID-19, health experts say people should practice social distancing. But what does that really mean? Social distancing means “avoiding mass gatherings” and “maintaining distance.” That’s according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.…

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Kids Report on COVID-19: Mira in Kansas

March 20, 2020

We asked our team of TFK Kid Reporters for their perspective on the coronavirus pandemic. Here, TFK Kid Reporter Mira McInnes, from Leawood, Kansas, shares her experience. For a while, the coronavirus didn’t seem like something I personally had to…

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Kids Report on COVID-19: Eshaan in Texas

March 18, 2020

We asked our team of TFK Kid Reporters for their perspective on the coronavirus pandemic. Here, TFK Kid Reporter Eshaan Mani, from Houston, Texas, shares his thoughts. “Coronavirus Declared a Pandemic, Says World Health Organization.” These words flashed across my…

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Coronavirus Questions?

March 12, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic is a public health emergency. Coronaviruses are a group of viruses that can infect animals and people. Some cause mild illness, like the common cold, while others can lead to serious illness. The type causing the current…

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Talk to Me

March 12, 2020

Before journalists write a story, they gather facts and details. One way they do this is with interviews. Step one of conducting a successful interview? Research. “You don’t want to arrive at your interview clueless,” TFK Kid Reporter Zara Wierzbowski…

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