Covid-19 & Children
Total 30 Posts
We look back at the week in Covid-19, at last week’s coronavirus situation in the UK, whether schools are seeing more infections, the new variants and the summer holidays, the growing risk of a third wave in the EU, why we need more than vaccines to be safe, and more...
Fact-checking Children’s Minister Vicky Ford’s claim that it is not reckless to reopen all UK schools in the same week because parents and teachers are now more protected against Covid-19 thanks to the rollout of the vaccination programme.
School closures might reduce overall community infections by a small amount and may be necessary when infection levels in the population are very high. But it is a false dichotomy to judge schools as either ‘safe’ or ‘unsafe’. The reality is more complicated.