Justin Remais

Justin Remais

Justin Remais is Associate Professor and Chair of the Division of Environmental Health Sciences in the School of Public Health at the University of California, Berkeley. An engineer by training, Prof. Remais’ research uses statistical, mathematical, and computational approaches to study the impact of environmental change on the dynamics of infectious disease transmission.

Reopening elementary schools carries less COVID-19 risk than high schools – but safety isn’t guaranteed

By: and - September 2, 2020

While only a fraction of the country’s 50 million public school kids headed back to school in-person this month, many have already found themselves back at home. Within two weeks of opening, multiple states reported school-based COVID-19 outbreaks, and thousands of students and school staff have been quarantined following possible exposure to SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus […]