The British may have to trade their pubs for the safety of their pupils in the face of coronavirus.
With virus cases on the rise in the weeks after the United Kingdom reopened pubs and other parts of its society, one British expert told the BBC new restrictions may be needed so schools there could open as planned in September.
“I think we’re in a situation whereby most people think that opening schools is a priority for the health and well-being of children and that when we do that we are going to reconnect lots of households,” said Graham Medley, a professor at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
“And so actually, closing some of the other networks, some of the other activities may well be required to enable us to open schools.”
The country had been set to further lift its pandemic-related restrictions this weekend, including the limited return of fans to sports stadiums, and the