Many families are facing a difficult choice: Should children attend if schools reopen their classrooms and risk being exposed to the coronavirus? New estimates show that large parts of the U.S. would likely see infected students if classrooms opened now.
How many people would come to school infected with coronavirus if schools opened today? The answer depends on the size of the school and the severity of the outbreak in the surrounding community. My latest with
The Risk That Students Could Arrive at School With the Coronavirus
Useful app for estimating absolute numbers of covid cases among returning students as a function of disease prevalence and pod/class/school size. Small is beautiful. H/t
. has done great data journalism on #SARS_CoV_2, filling gaps left by an incompetent US federal response but their recent coverage re: schools is tipping towards sensationalism & divergence from data...
Based on current infection rates, more than 80% of Americans live in a county where at least one infected person would be expected to show up to a school of 500 students and staff in the FIRST week, if school started today. #covid19 #schoolsreopening
Estimates range from sobering to reassuring. More than 80% of Americans live in a county where at least one infected person would be expected to show up to a school of 500 students and staff if school started today.
As schools in the U.S. grapple with how to reopen, new estimates show that large parts of the country would likely see infected students if classrooms opened now
80% of Americans live in a county where at least 1 infected person would be in a school of 500 the first week of school.
Front page tomorrow NYT #Dataviz to help quantify the risk of school reopening interactive consistent super graphics
Over 80% of Americans live in a county where at least one person infected with #COVID19 would be at a school of 500 during its first week, according to epidemiologist Lauren Meyers at using TACC's Frontera supercomputer.
My October 1 Plan says the following: 1. If we force schools to reopen teachers, staff will get sick. 2. Rather than working to contain the virus, fed govt forcing teachers to work in unsafe conditions 3. With commitment we can fixt this by Oct 1
thread: , , and I helped to look at one aspect of school reopening with the NYT last week. Using a simple model we took case numbers to estimate local prevalence and the number of students expected to come to school sick on day 1: 1/n
We need to make sure schools have all the resources they need to determine whether and how to safely reopen. Anything less is recklessly endangering lives for political gain.
‘Based on current infection rates, more than 80 percent of Americans live in a county where at least one infected person would be expected to show up to a school of 500 students & staff in the first week, if school started today.’
As parents grapple w/the reality of their options this school yr, a new study helps break down the risk by county. Helpful tool that shows how any school in a #TX21 county w/100+ people would have at least 1 infected person if classes started today
As schools grapple with how to reopen, new estimates show that large parts of the country would likely see infected students if classrooms opened now 🦠🇺🇸🔥 This is news? Honestly, I really do think Americans are dumb AF...
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Scary interactive map: The Risk That Students Could Arrive at School With the Coronavirus
Dear parents and policy markers: As schools grapple with how to reopen, new estimates show that large parts of the country would likely see infected students if classrooms opened now. via You can see your local rate and asses the risks.
The precise numbers matter less than the clear dynamics favoring small, separated groups, whether in classrooms, pods or living rooms (or bars for that matter!). The Risk That Students Could Arrive at School With the Coronavirus
Related work from , and others on risk of infected people...
The Risk That Students Could Arrive at School With the Coronavirus
Current estimates suggest that if my kids' elementary school re-opened fully in-person, 0-1 people in the building would be predicted to have covid. That prediction would be ~0 if all kids returned half-time.