New study to track COVID-19 transmission in Vancouver schools

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Researchers at UBC, BC Children’s Hospital, and Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) are teaming up with the Vancouver School District to better understand COVID-19 transmission in Vancouver schools.

The study, funded by Canada’s COVID-19 Immunity Task Force (CITF), aims to determine how many teachers and support staff in Vancouver schools have acquired SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, by checking their blood samples for antibodies. The study will also examine the risk of exposure to COVID-19 cases in schools and assess the impact of the pandemic on the mental health of teachers….

https://www.med.ubc.ca/news/new-study-to-track-covid-19-transmission-in-vancouver-schools/

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