4/21/21 Project reveals asymptomatic spread of COVID-19 in schools (University of Nebraska Medical Center) "This data shows the prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 infection in school-aged children is being dramatically underestimated," said Jana Broadhurst, MD, PhD, corresponding author on the study.
3/8/21 Inside a Long, Messy Year of Reopening Schools (New Republic) - "many health guidelines often lag reflecting the latest research. Or sometimes, as the debate over the CDC’s guidelines revealed, experts just have conflicting views on how to represent the latest science."
2/1/21 - Recommended! What we would need to know to know if open schools are fueling the pandemic (Marie-José Kolly; Republik - translated) - outbreaks in Swiss schools increasing; variants play a role - Swiss and British students and teachers as likely infected as general population - in autumn 2020, children (2-16) were more likely to infect family than to be infected by family - Swiss children (6-17) as likely to be infected as adults, and younger children only slightly less likely - Austrian children and teachers infected as often as community overall - evidence re: viral loads in children is mixed; comparative methodological issues make it difficult to ascertain - closing schools in Germany lowered the rate of COVID in children