Government accused of failing to protect generation Z from harm caused by pandemic response
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Children and young people are at risk of becoming a “lost generation” because of the UK government’s pandemic policies, members of Sage have warned.
Those aged seven to 24, sometimes called generation Z, have largely avoided the direct health impact of the coronavirus. But, say the government’s scientific advisers, they risk being “catastrophically” hit by the “collateral damage” wrought by the crisis.