The Chip Franklin Show: Closing Schools with George Rutherford

Chip chats with UCSF Professor Dr George Rutherford who has been advising public health officials about school closures and the impact they could have on knocking down Covid-19 transmissions.

So, the idea is if you can, if this virus is transmitted the same way as influenza, which it seems to be, if there is this big amplification component that goes on in schools, by closing schools and dispersing children, the adolescence you stop transmute, you limit transmission of the virus and you limit mortality among the people who are going to die from this who are the elderly.

Listen to the full conversation below.


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