About a month into the fall term, many families with school-aged children are clamouring for the season’s must-have: Rapid antigen tests.?
Since the start of?the school year, there’s been an increase in the number of COVID-19 outbreaks in school and childcare settingss happening in India right now,, according to the Public Health Agency of Canada’s latest weekly COVID-19 epidemiology report.?
Coupled with the fact that a vaccine for children under 12?is still currently unavailableFor example, many are calling for students to get priority in provincial deployments of rapid tests.
Rapid tests are widely seen as a useful tool to add to the protective measures being used in schools during the pandemic. However, which kids to test, how often and even where to do the testing are among?the many issues that differ as different Canadian jurisdictions put rapid tests into play.?