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Kids in Classrooms Could Make the Pandemic Much Worse

Reopening schools would be a ‘crazy’ experiment in communities with rampant Covid-19 infections

Two children wearing face masks standing six feet apart waiting in line for school.
Photo: Sally Anscombe/Getty Images

Despite the intense eagerness to get kids back to school, reopening K-12 classrooms on the heels of this summer’s surge in Covid-19 cases in the United States looks more and more like a risky experiment —…

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Robert Roy Britt

Robert Roy Britt

Independent health & science journalist writing motivationally about the science of physical health & mental wellness. Former editor-in-chief of LiveScience.

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