No need for contact tracing in schools, says Doctor Strang

But the teachers union says “there is no valid medical or ethical reason to keep exposures and positive cases hidden from families and staff.”

By Lyndsay Armstrong

Chief medical officer of health Robert Strang said Wednesday that COVID contact tracing in schools is disruptive and offers “no added value.” On the same day, Nova Scotia Health announced it will no longer release exposure notifications. However, the move away from public notice around COVID isn’t sitting well with everyone...

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