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The `how' matters: A simulation-based assessment of the potential contributions of LFD tests for school reopening in England

@inproceedings{Kunzmann2021TheM,
  title={The `how' matters: A simulation-based assessment of the potential contributions of LFD tests for school reopening in England},
  author={K. Kunzmann and Camilla Lingjaerde and S. Bird and Sylvia Richardson},
  year={2021}
}
During Covid-19 outbreaks, school closures are employed as part of governments’ nonpharmaceutical interventions around the world to reduce the number of contacts and keep the reproduction number below 1. Yet, prolonged school closures have profound negative impact on the future opportunities of pupils, particularly from disadvantaged backgrounds, as well as additional economic and social impacts by preventing their parents from returning to work. Data on Covid-19 in children are sparse and… Expand
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