What does the Omicron surge mean for the new school term in January?

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What does the Omicron surge mean for the new school term in January?

Wednesday, 22 December

Can we keep our schools open in January or does the surge of Omicron signal more disruption for children and their families? In this episode, ITV News Presenter and Reporter Faye Barker talks to Dr David Strain, a senior clinical lecturer at the University of Exeter Medical School, to find out if we can send our children back to school with confidence.

He tells us what we need to know, discusses how Omicron may be more dangerous for children and how delaying the start of the new school term in 2022 may benefit us all.

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