Topic: As schools around the U.S. reopen against the backdrop of the Delta variant — which is causing spikes in hospitalization among kids — teachers, school boards, and parents are faced with making major decisions about how best to keep children and staff safe. To make matters worse, the politics around back-to-school discussions have gotten messy.
Guest: Tina Q. Tan, MD, professor of pediatrics and a pediatric infectious diseases physician at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine and Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.
When: Wednesday, September 1, at 4:00 p.m. ET.
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Read Before the Event:
Add Kids’ Pandemic Anxiety to List of Back-to-School Concerns, Experts Say
School Kids and Faculty Should Mask Up — Will They?
CDC Changes Mind on Indoor Masking Guidance
AAP Calls for ‘Universal Masking’ in Schools — Vaccinated or Not
Schools That Mask See Little COVID Spread
Last Updated September 01, 2021
Shannon Firth has been reporting on health policy as MedPage Today’s Washington correspondent since 2014. She is also a member of the site’s Enterprise & Investigative Reporting team. Follow