Wired | Adrienne So
“This is a risk-balance issue… If you are mildly sick, who is going to take care of the kids in your home? The risk of transmitting an infection to a child is not going to result in a whole lot, because kids do well. But if you are sick and have an older household member, that might tip the issue of isolation differently.”
To slow the spread of coronavirus, many cities and states have already issued stay-at-home orders and encouraged social distancing. Child care centers across the US are closing for public health concerns or because they do not directly support workers in essential fields. In this article from Wired Magazine, pediatric infectious disease experts offer advice to families on how they can prepare for the possibility that someone in their household becomes sick with COVID-19.