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How does the Delta strain affect children?

Sarah Lansdown
By Sarah Lansdown
Updated September 24 2021 - 2:33am, first published 7:30pm
Madison Oei, 10, plays with her dog Taffy as her brother Izaac, 12, jumps on the trampoline. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

As lockdowns drag on and authorities work on plans to bring children safely back to school, there's a growing body of evidence about how the Delta variant is affecting children and adolescents.

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Sarah Lansdown

Sarah Lansdown

Canberra Times education reporter

Sarah covers all stages of education in the capital, from early childhood to higher education. Previously she was a general news reporter at The Advocate in North West Tasmania. She was named Best New Journalist at the 2019 Tasmanian Media Awards for a series on paramedic shortages. Email: sarah.lansdown@canberratimes.com.au

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