A study reveals a “disastrous impact” of the return to study in Britain


And the study I supervised Imperial College London is the latest study to find more children infected with COVID-19 following the reopening of schools in early September.

The number of injuries in Britain At the present time, much higher than any other country in Western Europe, as more than 30,000 new infections were recorded per day this month, but it did not exceed infection levels in the summer after the return of the study in England Despite the high levels of infection among children.

The study found that Prevalence rate among children From 13 to 17 years old, it was 2.55 percent between September 9 and 27, compared to 2.32 percent among children aged five to 12 years old.

The prevalence rate was estimated for all age categories For adults, less than one percent.

It found that the epidemic is increasing among those under the age of 17, while it is declining among those above that age.

While about 90 percent of people over the age of 18 have received a single dose of Fertilization of Kofid-19The vaccination rates for children are much lower, and mass vaccination of 12 to 15-year-olds only began last month.

“The outbreak was high and increasing among school-age children during September,” Paul Elliott, who led the study, told reporters.

He added, “Increasing the uptake of vaccination among school-age children will help reduce the risk of infection.”


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