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Health-education to prevent COVID-19 in schoolchildren: a call to action

Gray, Darren; Kurscheid, Johanna; Mationg, Mary Lorraine; Williams, Gail; Gordon, Catherine; Kelly, Matthew; Wangdi, Kinley; McManus, Donald P.

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There is currently considerable international debate around school closures/openings and the role of children in the transmission of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Whilst evidence suggests that children are not impacted by COVID-19 as severely as adults, little is still known about their transmission potential, and with a lot of asymptomatic cases they may be silent transmitters (i.e. infectious without showing clinical signs of disease), albeit at a lower level than adults. In relation...[Show more]

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Date published: 2020-07-01
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/217391
Source: Infectious Diseases of Poverty
DOI: 10.1186/s40249-020-00695-2
Access Rights: Open Access

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