Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

School closures linked to decreased COVID-19 incidence, death

(HealthDay)—School closures in the United States were temporally associated with decreased COVID-19 incidence and mortality, according to a study published online July 29 in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus: Distancing and handwashing could lower flu rates, too

In order to slow the spread of COVID-19, many countries around the world have implemented protective strategies. These include quarantine and social distancing, school closures, and closing restaurants and other public places. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Making school closures effective in preventing the spread of COVID-19

A new study by King's College London researchers has shown that many children continued to leave the house and mix with others during previous school closures despite public health recommendations. This has important implications ...

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