Steps to mitigate the immediate and long-term consequences of COVID-19 pandemic on children and adolescents
Children and adolescents contribute two-fifth of the world population. COVID-19 pandemic has influenced their lives in an unprecedented manner and affected their biological, social, and psychological development. Therefore, rising mental health issues and concerns are termed as “second pandemic” for children and adolescents. This editorial focuses on the possible initiatives to address the consequence of pandemic on our children and adolescents.