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Source: United Kingdom – Executive Government & Departments

Conducted jointly by PHE, LSHTM and the ONS, the COVID-19 Schools Infection Survey assesses the role of schools in COVID-19 transmission and how transmission within and from school settings can be minimised.

Journalists dialled in to this briefing to hear from the study investigators as they present the first set of results from this survey and answered their questions.

Speakers included:

Dr Shamez Ladhani, Consultant Paediatrician at PHE and the study’s chief investigator

Prof James Hargreaves, Professor in Epidemiology and Evaluation and the study’s co-chief investigator, LSHTM

Prof Sinéad Langan, Professor of Clinical Epidemiology and the study’s co-chief investigator, LSHTM

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