Anyway, there is no "right" answer. It's what feels right for us as a family after consideration & discussion. I just wanted to share one decision that has been made more difficult by this pandemic and it's ever changing nature.
As a science-based thinker, I am concerned about risk. As an emotional person, I want to let my son have this experience. But, how awful would I feel if he got COVID-19 now, after so long being careful, & right before a vaccine is authorized?
The party will just be the boys and family... but, on top of that the 2 boys are having a sleepover. My son is invited: we said yes to the party & no to the sleepover. My son is so sad I'm having 2nd thoughts.
I'm having a science mom pandemic conundrum. My 10yo is besties with 2 other boys who have podded up. They have more risk connections, so aside from seeing them masked at school he's only been seeing them online or outdoors.
Tomorrow one of the besties is having a bday party.
Aaaaand… check it. Targeting Christian groups in America was a Russian intelligence goal. We watched this happen in real time, starting in the firearms community, and then spread through rural America. twitter.com/profcarroll/st…
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As we start school again, please wear masks. Masks prevent transmission more than acquisition. If you are teaching & unknowingly positive, wearing a mask can prevent spread to the unvaccinated kids in your class. twitter.com/Laurie_Garrett…
Our final vaccination clinic this week will be underway in about an hour at Roosevelt HS.
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1/ AIRBORNE TRANSMISSION OF RESPIRATORY VIRUSES
A new peer-reviewed paper in @ScienceMagazine, reviewing the scientific literature on this topic. We conclude it is important not just for COVID-19, but also for other respiratory diseases such as the flu