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CDC study: Kids are not at increased risk for COVID-19 if they attend school

Researchers found that COVID-19 transmission was 37% lower in school than it was in the surrounding community.

News 12 Staff

Jan 28, 2021, 12:22 PM

Updated 1,271 days ago

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Kids are not at increased risk for COVID-19 if they attend in-person classes, that's according to the CDC.
Researchers looked at schools in Wisconsin that opened last fall for in-person learning.
Researchers found that COVID-19 transmission was 37% lower in school than it was in the surrounding community.
Experts say it's because of precautions the school took like mandating masks and separating children into smaller groups.


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