COVID-19 risks for kids are low, must be balanced against cost of being out of school, doctors say

Physicians say missing school has long-term consequences for cognitive and social development

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Nerissa Crichlow of Toronto has a lot of unanswered questions about what school will look like for her twin daughters in September.
"First and foremost, are they going to be splitting up the classes? What is that going to look like? Are there going to be testing measures in place?"
She describes herself as "very concerned" about the risk of her seven-year-old daughters, Mila and Norah, contracting and bringing home the coronavirus if in-person classes resume in the fall.