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Opening schools in UK without more testing risks covid-19 second wave

1 month ago   |   By New Scientist

The UK faces a second wave of coronavirus infections this winter if the country's testing and contact tracing system does not improve by the time schools reopen, researchers have warned
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Coronavirus: Second COVID wave twice as big as the first without effective test, trace, isolating strategy, says new modelling study

Coronavirus: Second COVID wave twice as big as the first without effective test, trace, isolating strategy, says new modelling study

1 month ago   |   By Wessexfm

Reopening schools fully in September without an effective test, trace and isolating strategy could result in a second wave of coronavirus more than twice the size of the first, according to a new modelling study.
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Reopening schools in September will lead to second coronavirus wave unless test and trace improves, study claims

1 month ago   |   By The Sun


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Boost test and trace before English schools reopen 'or risk second wave'

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Rapid improvements in Covid-19 tracking needed this month, researchers warn government Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The government has just one month to significantly boost its test-and-trace systems or risk a “second wave” of coronavirus after schools reopen, researchers have warned. Against a backdrop of rising Covid infection rates in some areas and the introduction of local restrictions, the government has reiterated its determination to reopen schools in England to all pupils in all year groups in September.
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Second Covid-19 wave could be twice as big as Test and Trace 'not good enough'

Second Covid-19 wave could be twice as big as Test and Trace 'not good enough'

1 month ago   |   By The Mirror

The system is said to be reaching only around 50% of contacts and a spike will hit in December without urgent improvement, but scientists say it needs to reach 68% of contacts to prevent a deadly second wave
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Reopening schools WILL cause a second Covid-19 wave unless test and trace improves

Reopening schools WILL cause a second Covid-19 wave unless test and trace improves

1 month ago   |   By Daily Mail

Scientists said reopening schools in the UK would inevitably result in another crisis that peaks in December. But it could be avoided if test and trace was dramatically ramped up.
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