Schools that just a couple of months ago imagined opening free of great pandemic worry are now facing a Delta variant that’s even more contagious than the original. Yet last year’s experience is telling experts and administrators that school can be held safely if masking and other protocols are followed. Two pediatricians who are experts in how infectious disease affects schools discuss reopening for the school year.
- Dr. Nathaniel Beers, President, HSC Healthcare and member, Council of School Health, American Academy of Pediatrics
- Dr. Tina Tan, Professor of Pediatrics, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University and pediatric infectious disease physician, Lurie Children’s Hospital