Returning to school during COVID

Tuesday, 19 May, 2020

For INGID members who work in peadiatrics or who work with parents of school aged children, you may be experiencing an increase in anxiety in families whose children are returning to school. This can occur in children and families who have no previous challenges and experience of anxiety.

While the emotional aspect of supporting children and their families living with Immunodeficiency is extremely important and a skill that many nurses are adept at, the following paper may assist you to provide the required facts around transmission of COVID in children:

Children are not COVID-19 super

spreaders: time to go back to school

Alasdair P S Munro ,1,2 Saul N Faust1,2

https://adc.bmj.com/content/archdischild/early/2020/05/05/archdischild-2020-319474.full.pdf

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