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In England, the phased reopening of schools is due to begin on June 1. But a recent poll of parents has revealed that around half are unconvinced that their children are safe to return.

Fortunately, there is an increasing body of evidence that we can consider. In light of the widespread concern, we’ve reviewed the risks posed to children by COVID-19 and answered the most pressing questions.

Read the full article on The Conversation website, written by Stéphane Paulus (Oxford Vaccine Group) and Else Bijker (Department of Paediatrics)

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