PBS NewsHour

Unresolved grief may haunt kids who lost caregiver to COVID

Clip: 11/29/2021 | 9m 24s | Video has closed captioning.

The number of U.S. deaths from COVID-19 has surpassed 775,000. But left behind are tens of thousands of children — some orphaned entirely — after their parents or a grandparent who cared for them died. In this report co-produced with the NewsHour, Kaiser Health News correspondent Sarah Varney looks at the risks these grieving children face to their well-being, both in the short and long term.

Aired: 11/29/21

Rating: NR

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