School Reopening News: The World Bank has advised that it is now necessary to open schools for children, children are harmed by keeping schools closed till they wait for vaccination.
School Reopening News: Countries waiting for a corona vaccine to open children’s schools have now been advised by the World Bank that countries do not need to wait for the first widespread vaccination to open schools, as scientific evidence clearly indicates this. It is said that there is less chance of infection of Kovid-19 in children and therefore it is necessary to open children’s schools now. Keeping schools closed is affecting the development of children.Also Read – 60 students infected with corona in Bangalore school, stirred up, school closed
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The World Bank’s education team has prepared a policy note based on the experience of countries around the world where schools have been reopened. The team has suggested in this that by opening the school with precaution, the risk of spreading the infection to the students, employees and society is very less. Because, a year after the pandemic hit, there is now enough information about both the virus and the disease, as well as how to reduce the impact of the infection. In such a situation, closing the school should be included in the last resort. Also Read – Schools Reopening News: Supreme Court told 12th student – this is not our job, you should focus on studies
It is not right to wait for vaccination of children
The World Bank has said that looking at the experiences of countries that have reopened schools before a vaccine is developed, it can be said that there is no need to wait for widespread vaccination to open schools, apart from their fear of students returning to school. too far away. Keeping schools closed reduces the risk of disease, but puts children’s education, psychosocial health and overall development at risk. It has come to the fore from the experience so far that keeping the school closed is more harmful.
closing schools is harmful
According to the World Bank note, where the government and society fear that reopening schools may spread the infection, only those schools are closed. Whereas, the evidence related to the opening of schools is contrary to this belief. These countries should assess the harms of school closures, as there is evidence that school closures outweigh the risks associated with opening schools.
Last year, schools were closed in more than 188 countries due to Kovid, leaving 1.6 billion children out of school. It was fine at that time, because then no one knew much about the epidemic, but now it is not the case that schools should be closed.