Scientific Information on Coronavirus COVID-19 Published by Department for Education

Scientific Information on Coronavirus COVID-19 Published by Department for Education

The latest scientific overview on the Coronavirus has just been published by the Department for Education, with specific emphasis on its effect on children. There is a high degree of confidence that the severity of Coronavirus COVID-19 is less in children than in adults.

Overview of scientific information on coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Department for Education’s response to issues raised regarding the science on coronavirus (COVID-19).

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The response draws on information from the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE) and its sub-group the Children’s Task and Finish Working Group, as well as the broader advice from engagement with Public Health England.

Published 15 May 2020