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Read: 2 Studies Suggest Young Children May Be Major Drivers of the Coronavirus Pandemic

2 Studies Suggest Young Children May Be Major Drivers of the Coronavirus Pandemic

One study also found that children, ages five to 17 with mild or moderate coronavirus symptoms have as much virus in their nasopharynx as adults.

Read: Students Need to Be Tested Every 2-3 Days for Colleges to Safely Reopen

Students Need to Be Tested Every 2-3 Days for Colleges to Safely Reopen

Testing for COVID-19 every two days, even with a low-quality test, will avert more infections than weekly testing with a higher-quality alternative.

Read: COVID-19 Concerns Prompt UNC Faculty to Tell Students to Stay Home

COVID-19 Concerns Prompt UNC Faculty to Tell Students to Stay Home

“We need to stay safe from Covid-19 by staying at home – and we need you to stay home in order to protect yourselves and your fellow students, your teachers, the many workers who serve you on campus…”

Read: Work in a Hospital? Here’s Your Likelihood of Catching the Coronavirus

Work in a Hospital? Here’s Your Likelihood of Catching the Coronavirus

One study found that healthcare workers who worked directly with COVID-19 patients were nine times more likely to test positive for the virus than workers in non-COVID-19 units. Another study looked at the effects of building ventilation.

Read: Miami Hospital Employees Return to Work Before COVID-19 Tests Come Back

Miami Hospital Employees Return to Work Before COVID-19 Tests Come Back

Jackson Health System acknowledges the testing policy and is trying to prevent the spread of COVID-19 by having employees wear masks, practice hand-hygiene and practice social distancing when possible.

Read: CDC Releases Updated School Reopening Guidelines

CDC Releases Updated School Reopening Guidelines

The guidelines left many of the details on how to safely reopen schools up to local officials.

Read: UNC Housekeepers Demand More COVID-19 Protections

UNC Housekeepers Demand More COVID-19 Protections

Demands include adequate protective equipment, two weeks of additional sick leave, and increased funding for child care services.

Read: Patient Damages Pennsylvania Hospital’s COVID-19 Negative Pressure Area

Patient Damages Pennsylvania Hospital’s COVID-19 Negative Pressure Area

The patient was upset he had tested positive for COVID-19. The estimated damage from the incident is more than $12,900.

Read: School Reopening Plans Have Become the Latest COVID-19 Political Football

School Reopening Plans Have Become the Latest COVID-19 Political Football

Here are the various strategies states and districts have adopted to try to safely reopen after the coronavirus shut down.

Read: U.S. Colleges Asking Federal, State Governments to Block COVID-19 Lawsuits

U.S. Colleges Asking Federal, State Governments to Block COVID-19 Lawsuits

Because the liability exposures to college campuses are so significant, institutions are asking both the federal and state governments to pass legislation that would shield them from legal claims related to COVID-19.

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