The educational and social benefits provided by school far outweigh the risks of a possible COVID-19 contamination of children in school environments or in daycare centers. Following summer break, the back-to-school period in France is taking place in the context of an increasing viral spread and requires strict adherence to health measures to limit the risk of outbreaks in communities. Based on a critical update of the role of children in the transmission of the infection, and of children's susceptibility to infection, the French Pediatric Society published practical guidelines for school re-entry and the management of COVID-19 infections in schools.Le texte complet de cet article est disponible en PDF.
Keywords : COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2, School, Infection, Virus, Outbreak
|☆|| The French version of the French Pediatric Society's proposals is available on: propositions_ecoles_sfp_def.pdf.