Epidemic's toll: Less physical activity, more overweight kids, digital addiction

Ljubljana, 22 June - The latest measurements have revealed the Covid epidemic has severely impaired school children's physical efficiency, making 10% addicted to digital devices, and increasing the share of overweight kids by 30%. Experts thus propose several measures to address the issue, such as no more school closures and possibly no homework.

The epidemic takes a major toll on school children with more kinds overweight and addicted to digital devices in Slovenia.
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