Opinion | Hey Teacher, Don’t Leave Those Kids Alone

Media outlets keep finding reasons to “raise questions” and fears about Covid risks to children. But they are still more likely to die from the flu than from Covid-19, and most of their teachers aren’t at great risk either.

The Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity’s Avik Roy has added updated statistics to his May report on Covid-19 risks and notes that such risks remain highly concentrated among the elderly and get much smaller for those below retirement age. For elderly teachers or those with pre-existing conditions,…

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