Managing asthma as students return to school during COVID 19

The back-to-school period brings a dramatic increase in cases of asthma attacks in children and young people due to the cold weather, common viral infections and reduced asthma medication compliance. It is a challenging time for children with asthma and this year, the challenge is even greater due to COVID 19. The uncertainties and unknowns around how COVID 19 will have an impact as children return to…

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How are schools across the globe re-opening amid COVID 19

While big-city school districts and schools in communities living in high poverty and less likely to re-open for in-person classes, the academic year begins for 50 million children in the US. The Center for Reinventing Public Education has analyzed reopening plans for almost 500 school districts across the country, including many of the biggest ones.    Across…

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Detection and control of COVID 19 spread in schools using technology

The schooling community comprising of students, teachers, staff, parents, and administration is looking at how they can slow the spread of COVID 19 within the schooling environment. Schools are determining how they can collaborate with state and local health officials to implement CDCs considerations to maintain healthy learning environments.   To help students and communities to…

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