Today’s highly interesting read (09/23/20): The Moral Case for Reopening Schools—Without Masks

Face masks in school likely to be mandatory, so it is time kids get used to  them now: officials - Chicago Tribune

Today’s read is from the City Journal. Here’s an excerpt:

For American children under 14, the risk of dying from Covid is lower than the risk of dying from the flu or pneumonia, according to the calculations of Avik Roy, president of the Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity. For teenagers and young adults, it’s much lower than the risk of being murdered. For anyone under 55, it’s lower than the risk of dying from accidents, from cancer, or from heart disease. If college students are willing to get in a car, why should they be terrified of sitting in a lecture hall? And why should they be reviled—much less expelled—for fraternizing with other students and helping to build up herd immunity?

Read the entire column here.

One thought on “Today’s highly interesting read (09/23/20): The Moral Case for Reopening Schools—Without Masks

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