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Watch: Covid Crisis in Schools

20 February 2022 / Zero Covid Scotland

Zero Covid Scotland held an online meeting about the Covid crisis in Scotland’s schools on Saturday 19th February. You can watch back the three contributions here!

Professor Deepti Gurdasani, Senior Lecturer in Epidemiology at Queen Mary University of London spoke on the impacts of Covid-19 infection on children and the evidence on effective Covid mitigations for schools.

Nuzhat Uthmani is a primary school teacher and EIS rep based in Glasgow. She spoke about the reality in Scottish schools, covering the lack of mitigations, the impacts on teachers and educational disruption.

Finally, Helen Goss from Long Covid Kids Scotland told us about the impacts of Long Covid on children and their families.

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