WHO’s Science in 5 – Reopening schools

World Health Organization (WHO) published this video item, entitled “WHO’s Science in 5 – Reopening schools” – below is their description.

How should schools assess their risk before reopening? What do we know about children and COVID-19? Dr Maria Van Kerkhove explains in this episode of Science in 5, WHO’s conversations in science. For more information: https://www.who.int/publications/i/item/considerations-for-school-related-public-health-measures-in-the-context-of-covid-19

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