German study finds low Covid-19 infection rate in schools

Very few of 2,000 schoolchildren and teachers tested in the German state of Saxony showed antibodies to Covid-19, a study has found, suggesting schools may not play as big a role in spreading the virus as some had feared. The largest study conducted in Germany on schoolchildren and teachers included testing in schools where there were coronavirus outbreaks.

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children, infection data, reopening, and transmission
DATE PUBLISHED
2020-07-13 (Modified: 2021-09-22)

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https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/jul/13/german-study-covid-19-infection-rate-schools-saxony

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