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Victoria and NSW schools are reopening amid Covid outbreaks – what can be learnt from overseas?

Experts say there are important lessons for Australia in order to reduce the rate of transmission and hospitalisation

As Victoria and New South Wales prepare to reopen schools for face-to-face learning, experts who have studied the experiences of other countries are warning that not all lessons have been learned, particularly on mask-wearing and ventilation.

NSW, which has about 5,500 active cases of the virus, and where 75% of the eligible population over the age of 16 are fully vaccinated, is preparing for students in kindergarten, years 1 and 12 to return to school on Monday.

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