Conducted jointly by PHE, LSHTM and the ONS, the COVID-19 Schools Infection Survey assesses the role of schools in COVID-19 transmission and how transmission within and from school settings can be minimised.
Journalists dialled in to this briefing to hear from the study investigators as they present the first set of results from this survey and answered their questions.
Dr Shamez Ladhani, Consultant Paediatrician at PHE and the study’s chief investigator
Prof James Hargreaves, Professor in Epidemiology and Evaluation and the study’s co-chief investigator, LSHTM
Prof Sinéad Langan, Professor of Clinical Epidemiology and the study’s co-chief investigator, LSHTM
This Briefing was accompanied by an SMC Roundup of Comments.