Children with the inflammatory syndrome presented a number of neurological symptoms.
Children are less likely than adults to show symptoms and far less likely to die.
The trick was simple.
Under levels 3 and 4 there is confusion among many parents who share care of their children.
Kitchen tables, living rooms and bedrooms were converted into classrooms on Wednesday.
There's one demographic which appears to be almost completely unaffected.
The vaping industry and health advocates want smoking teens to be allowed to use vapes instead.
Researchers say it's because they don't go out smoking and drinking anymore.
"It's very lucky because I may have not made it."
We've spent the last year or two really struggling with capacity."
"We didn't realise the doctors in charge of resuscitation weren't competent at doing that either."
And it's better they experiment with vapes than booze or weed, researchers suggest.
Almost half have come into conflict with friends and family over their excessive time online.
That's despite rates of abuse falling.
One study says four out of five kids have damage to their eyes by the time they reach 15.
Auckland Council Says it is unaware of any injuries relating to the slide, despite reports.
The UN's Committee against Torture upheld a complaint from a former Lake Alice patient.
It's also alleged they were mentally and physically abused.
Her family are struggling to come to terms with the loss.