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Coronavirus infected 260 children. staff at Georgia summer camp, CDC says

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The analysis, from the CDC details an outbreak at a sleep-away camp in Georgia last month-- more than 3/4 of the 344 tested--  260 children with a median age of 12, and staffers — contracted the virus less than a week after spending time together in close quarters.. The camp had required all 597 campers and staff members to provide documentation that they had tested negative for the virus before coming. Staff were required to wear masks, but children were not. Asymptomatic infection was common and potentially contributed to undetected transmission. This investigation adds to the body of evidence demonstrating that children of all ages are susceptible to SARS-CoV-2 infection.” “I think what it shows is that kids definitely can be infected with this, apparently can spread this,” Smith said. “I think when we get kids back into their normal social networks, we’re going to see more of these.”

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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)
 

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