In an ideal world, schools wouldn’t open for 18 months to keep students, teachers and staff members safe from COVID-19.
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“COVID-19 is unique. It’s a novel virus. Most of the experts don’t know much yet,” Two Rivers epidemiologist Aravind Menon said.
“People believe children are not affected by COVID-19, but this is not true."
“I worry about the absence of universal testing. More kids are back in day care, people are becoming more mobile. Many people over 65 are staying at home, but younger people are not, and they’re more susceptible,” epidemiologist Aravind Menon said.
Aravind Menon, the epidemiologist at Two Rivers Public Health District, admits that much remains unknown about COVID-19. But he has no doubts about wearing a mask during the pandemic.
“Masking works,” he said.