Johns Hopkins expert says new CDC school reopening plan will harm kids

Johns Hopkins expert says new CDC school reopening plan will harm kids


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s “overly burdensome” guidelines on returning to school are “dismissive” of science, which shows “more kids die when schools are closed,” according to a Johns Hopkins University expert.

Dr. Marty Makary penned a blistering op-ed for Fox News panning the agency’s new guidance calling for a phased reopening of K-12 schools, which is based on community transmission rates.

“Defying science, the guidelines create testing and distancing requirements so extreme it makes consistent in-person learning unachievable for the vast majority of schools in America today,” Makary wrote. “For instance, if a community has a high rate of COVID transmission, the CDC says students and teachers will need to be tested weekly. That’s not easy to set up for many school systems.”

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He said the guidelines were “dismissive” of data showing the negative consequences that school closures have had on youth — including higher rates of suicide and substance abuse and an increasing hunger crisis

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