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Over 1.5 million children lost caregivers to COVID-19 worldwide: Report

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Over 1.5 million children in 21 countries, including 1,19,000 from India, lost their primary and secondary caregivers to COVID-19 during the pandemic's first 14 months, according to a study in The Lancet. The study funded in part by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), part of the National Institutes of Health (NID) stated that 25,500 children in India lost their mother to COVID-19.