Education, Skills and Learning

Reopening schools too early could spread COVID-19 even faster – especially in the developing world

Reopening schools too early in developing countries could undermine the gains made so far in containing the spread of COVID-19. Image: REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

David Lagakos
Associate Professor of Economics, Boston University
Emilie Yam
Head of Communications, International Growth Centre
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