The Pandemic, Children, and Schools: A Discussion with Dr. Amesh Adalja

The Pandemic, Children, and Schools: A Discussion with Dr. Amesh Adalja

Dr. Amesh Adalja joins us for an informative discussion of the effects of Covid-19 as it relates to children and schools

The Guidepost Team

We are honored to have Dr. Amesh Adalja join us for an informative discussion of the effects of Covid-19 as it relates to children and schools.

The Pandemic, Children, and Schools: A Discussion with Dr. Amesh Adalja

Key Take-Aways:

* The risks of Covid-19 exposure, infection, and transmission among children

* What complications, if any, children may experience from contracting Covid-19. What that looks like within a family setting where family members live in close quarters with children.

* How other countries have handled school closures and the effectiveness of different approaches.

* Recommendations on opening schools and safety measures that should be put in place. What normal procedures should be adapted in light of Covid19?

Guest Speaker: Amesh Adalja, MD, FIDSA

Dr. Adalja is a Senior Scholar at the Johns Hopkins University Center for Health Security. His work is focused on emerging infectious disease, pandemic preparedness and policy, and biosecurity. He is board-certified in internal medicine, emergency medicine, infectious diseases, and critical care medicine. Named one of STAT News's top "13 Physicians to Follow on Twitter."

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