Jessica Justman, MD, ICAP’s senior technical director, is quoted in a May 22 New York Times article on the potential COVID-19 risks of summer camps.

Day camps pose an extra unknown in terms of risk because campers and staff return to their families each night where they could be exposed or spread the virus, said Dr. Jessica Justman, an epidemiologist and professor of medicine at Columbia University’s Irving Medical Center.


“Will the amount of virus circulating in the community be low enough so that level of mixing will be OK, or will that trigger a second wave?” she said.

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