Three new C.D.C. reports released on Friday focused on schools or children, including one showing that schools can be low-risk settings so long as certain precautions are in place. Credit: Jae C. Hong/Associated Press

A detailed study in California found that the variant easily spread from an unvaccinated teacher to children and, in a few cases, their families.

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Our faculty affiliate Russ Corbett-Detig was a coauthor on the CDC-published study analyzing the incident. Corbett-Detig performed the genomic analysis using bioinformatic tools developed at UCSC. Read the CDC report:

Read “How the Delta Variant Infiltrated an Elementary School Classroom