Shutting schools increases Covid-19 deaths, study finds – University of Edinburgh

Shutting schools increases Covid-19 deaths, study finds Closing schools during the pandemic would result in more overall deaths in the long term than keeping them open, according to fresh analysis of the data that informed the government’s decision on lockdown. The study, led by researchers from the University of Edinburgh, also revealed that social distancing […]

Widespread facemask use could prevent a second COVID-19 wave – University of Cambridge

Even basic homemade masks significantly reduce transmission at a population level, according to latest modelling. Researchers call for information campaigns that encourage the making and wearing of facemasks. Population-wide use of facemasks keeps the coronavirus ‘reproduction number’ under 1.0, and prevents further waves of the virus when combined with lockdowns, a modelling study led by […]

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