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Coronavirus: Hong Kong children experienced increased hyperactivity, diminished social functioning as a result of school closures, survey finds

A large-scale survey of nearly 30,000 Hong Kong families has found that children were more prone to problems such as hyperactivity and inattention during the months of school closures brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic.The University of Hong Kong (HKU) poll of 29,202 families with children aged between two and 12 showed that children experienced elevated hyperactivity during the suspension of face-to-face classes, with symptom scores 7.5 per cent higher than they were before the pandemic.It…

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