What goes into deciding when it’s safe to open schools
BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - We continue to hear from viewers confused by decisions from their school systems about when to open for in-person learning, when to close due to a member of the community contracting COVID and when it’s OK to stay in school even though somebody tested positive.
Dr. Benjamin Lee is an associate professor of pediatrics and a specialist in infectious disease research at UVM’s Larner College of Medicine. He has researched a study from Shanghai conducted on the SARS-COVID-2 transmission to help determine when schools open or close.
Lee joined our Darren Perron to discuss those decisions. Watch the video for the full interview.
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