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Reviews find children not major source of COVID-19, but family stress is high

Jul 30, 2020

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Above: Dr. Maureen Dobbins  

SOURCE: McMaster University – Brighter World website

As provinces across Canada are deciding how to restart schools during the pandemic, a research review has found children are not a major source of transmission of COVID-19. A second review has found strain on families, particularly women with children. The rapid evidence reviews were completed by the National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools (NCCMT).

Dr. Maureen Dobbins is scientific director of the NCCMT and a professor in McMaster’s School of Nursing. To read the full article, visit: Brighter World.

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