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Analysis: With schools opening, Texas enters a critical two weeks of the pandemic
Texas is poised right now as it was in late April: COVID-19 numbers are moving in the right direction, and reopenings — schools this time — are underway. Everyone's hoping for a different result this time.
Educators to City leaders: School reopening is being rushed
The San Antonio Metropolitan Health District should not recommend in-person schooling until the curve has been more soundly flattened, according to a coalition of education professionals that had been involved in helping Metro Health determine its guidance on reopening schools.
San Antonio school districts will welcome thousands back to class – from a distance
Students around Bexar County woke up Monday for their first day of school. Instead of walking down the halls to join teachers and friends in their new classrooms, they’ll be powering on devices and logging in to their first classes online, as most school districts won’t welcome students back on campuses until after Labor Day.
Assessment of SARS-CoV-2 Screening Strategies to Permit the Safe Reopening of College Campuses in the United States
This analytic modeling study of a hypothetical cohort of 4990 college-age students without SARS-CoV-2 infection and 10 students with undetected asymptomatic cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection suggested that frequent screening (every 2 days) of all students with a low-sensitivity, high-specificity test might be required to control outbreaks with manageable isolation dormitory utilization at a justifiable cost.