COVID-19 & Schools
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The latest REACT-1 study shows what many experts and health professionals feared would happen in the UK without mitigations: a higher number of infections in households with children is driving the rise of infection in the 65+ age group. Analysis of the REACT-1 study results by Dr Deepti Gurdasani.
More hours of teaching might benefit children’s recovery in the short term but put teachers under dangerous pressure.
A new study in the United States found school reopening in late 2020 was associated with an increase in COVID-19 cases and deaths. But this was mostly the case where masks weren’t required.
Until a sufficient proportion of the population has been fully vaccinated, there are simple measures that would go a long way to assuring parents of their child’s safety in school.
Children may transmit coronavirus at the same rate as adults – What we now know about schools and COVID-19.5 min read
The risk associated with schools is tied to the level of community transmission. The more community transmission there is, the more transmission there will be in schools.