Testing, Tracing Needed To Prevent COVID-19 Spread At Schools

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Published on August 4, 2020 - Duration: 00:36s

Testing, Tracing Needed To Prevent COVID-19 Spread At Schools

Effective testing and contact tracing are essential for schools and day-care centers to safely reopen.

Of course, it is important at any time but it is currently paramount, during the COVID-19 pandemic.

School testing in the UK could help Britain avoid the second wave of COVID-19 infections.

In one model, if school officials traced 68% of contacts for confirmed COVID-19 cases... ...75% of students with symptoms of the virus would need to be diagnosed and isolated.

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