Schools Causing Covid Surges

Is the new academic year destined to provoke a rush of Covid-19 cases in the UK?
10 September 2021
Presented by Chris Smith
Production by Chris Smith.


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Most schools across the UK are open and children are heading back to their classrooms. But to what extent will this affect the Covid case rates across the country and what can we do to avoid disrupting a third academic year? In Scotland, children returned to school sooner than their English counterparts; so what can we learn from their experience, and other plans being put forward in the Scottish Parliament this week. Chris Smith spoke with Linda Bauld, who specialises in public health at the University of Edinburgh…


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