We live in a split country where some teenagers and children get sicker of social isolation and school lockdown than the coronavirus.
This makes doctors and psychologists ask questions about if schools’ opening would be better in the long run than the long-term harm of isolating children and teenagers away from school and friends.
Based on the two BBC articles, “Coronavirus, schools, and children - what are the risks?” and “Covid: What is the mental health cost to the young?”
it can be reasonably tricky to decide what to do. Both articles, in general, have people’s health in focus and are interested in finding a way to come out of this pandemic the best possible way.
Furthermore, both articles, especially “Covid: What is the mental health cost to the young?” are aware of the long-term effect isolation can have on students’ health.
Dr. Dubicka from this article says the following: “We’ve got to get it right for kids over the next year.