The Impact of the Opening of the Schools on COVID-19 Epidemiology
COVID-19 Epidemiyolojisinde Okulların Açılmasının Etkisi

Beyhan Bülbül, Mustafa Hacımustafaoğlu
2020 Çocuk Enfeksiyon Dergisi/Journal of Pediatric Infection  
and spread all over the world, more than 90% of the students worldwide have been affected by education loss. Continuation of school education is considered very important and indispensable. However, another indispensable issue is to protect the health of students, as well as the teachers-trainers and other education workers. These two situations must be considered in balance. Quality health and quality education are the assurance of the future. In our country, there are more than 60.000
more » ... than 60.000 schools, more than 18 million students, over one million teachers, and school staff with various services. The pandemic has resulted in serious education losses worldwide due to school closures, with more than 90% of the students (more than 1.5 billion students) affected by education loss worldwide. Pediatricians are aware of the importance of schools as more than just educational tools. Schools are educational and developmental environments where social and emotio-
doi:10.5578/ced.202072 fatcat:ozah3p5lazbj3mqn4ofsiyvs3m