Closing schools has been a major part of the response against COVID-19, but this has been very challenging for families across the United States and elsewhere. The good news is that researchers from China have shown that it is very effective. While school closures alone cannot prevent the virus from being transmitted, this does reduce the peak incidence by up to 60%, delaying the pandemic by flattening the curve.

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