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School closures during COVID-19 lockdown, health, well-being of children, teens

JAMA Pediatrics

Peer-Reviewed Publication

JAMA Network

What The Study Did: This review of 36 studies from 11 countries summarizes evidence from the first COVID-19 wave on school closures during social lockdown and the physical and mental health of children and teens.

Authors: Russell Viner, Ph.D., of the UCL Great Ormond St. Institute of Child Health in London, is the corresponding author.

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