Orphaned, infected, in crisis: How the pandemic is traumatizing kids

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By: - September 23, 2021 7:04 am

An EMS medic from the Houston Fire Department prepares to transport a Covid-19 positive girl, age 2, to a hospital on August 25, 2021 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

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Laura Olson
Laura Olson

Laura covers the nation's capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom, a network of nonprofit outlets that includes New Jersey Monitor. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections, and campaign finance.

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