Reopening of Schools in USA Infected 97,000 Children with Covid-19

High infection rates in the United States prompt experts to challenge back to school strategy. Home test kit may be implemented.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In only two weeks, 97,000 children were infected with the coronavirus in the United States. The data was released by Vanderbilt University, which coordinates a government-funded study involving home test kits. Of the approximately five million cases of the disease in the country, 380,000 have been reported in children.

The data were collected in the last two weeks of July. Last month, 25 children died as a result of the coronavirus. According to the CBS TV network, Vanderbilt's work aims to assess the rate of virus spread among children and the role . . .

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