Local Factors Should Drive School Reopening Decisions, Health Experts Say

July 16, 2020


Duke health experts, including Duke NCSP's Dr. Charlene Wong, said Tuesday that the decision to reopen schools is complicated and nuanced and should consider the specific needs and public health situations of individual communities.

Speaking to reporters during a virtual media briefing, two pediatricians and an applied economist explained the many difficult aspects to consider when deciding whether to reopen schools to children this fall.

Video from the full briefing is available here.

Read the full article on the Duke Today website.