Do you think kids should go back to school on 1 June?

Do you think kids should go back to school on 1 June?

  • Yes

    Votes: 91 53.5%
  • No

    Votes: 79 46.5%

  • Total voters
    170

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Do you think kids should go back to school on 1 June?
 

rietrot

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Obviously. Just so that they can go and socialise with their friends. They don't even have to learn something. We need to start working on herd immunity.
 

Kosmik

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Yes but the schools need to be ready as well first. If they are, bring as many grades as they can handle under the regimen.
 

krycor

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In a staggered controlled manner sure.. but if youhave elderly or a vulnerable person with you.. perhaps they need to be relocated. I've had a kid go to school from kindergarten to now grade 1.. i've picked up everything under the sun he brings home. I think last 1-2 yr there was swine flu.. god that likely the worse flu ever experienced.

So yah.. don't expect to visit family after this.. its to work/school and home mostly almost like lock down as i reckon the desease is gonna spread even faster but they do need schooling as not all schools are doing a good job remotely. Parents need to be parents though and actually monitor their kids health proactively.. else this is gonna wrong fast. Kids arent really immune and a small % have Kawasaki disease like reaction when infected.

Initially i suspect in private school 1/2 the kids will stay at home.. but i reckon perhaps they should consider doing 1/2 students in class per day rotation or something when it gets bad. Work for us is mostly remote with spouse going in occasionally. I'm fully remote though i suspect alt days might return at some point.
 

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There is no reason why not, except fear. Our mortality rate says it's not an issue, and they are in the least likely threat group.
 

Crumbl0x

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There is no reason why not, except fear. Our mortality rate says it's not an issue, and they are in the least likely threat group.
I keep seeing this kind of quote posted around, do you and others really only focus on the children and no one else? They're the easiest catalyst to bring home a possibly asymptomatic patient which firstly spreads it to peers and lecturers, who then spread it to parents, their extended family and friends, who then spreads it further on, which is really careless with this mindset. I'm all for opening education facilities as soon as possible and handling this in a responsible manner as far as possible, but having this kind of idea that the children alone are the least likely threat group (and there's even emerging studies that might suggest otherwise, more rejected than further peer reviewed thankfully) is not on, especially in more rural areas.
 

marco79

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I would prefer we don't mess with school kids' lives. The government wants to use kids as guinea pigs.
 

Brian_G

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I keep seeing this kind of quote posted around, do you and others really only focus on the children and no one else? They're the easiest catalyst to bring home a possibly asymptomatic patient which firstly spreads it to peers and lecturers, who then spread it to parents, their extended family and friends, who then spreads it further on, which is really careless with this mindset. I'm all for opening education facilities as soon as possible and handling this in a responsible manner as far as possible, but having this kind of idea that the children alone are the least likely threat group (and there's even emerging studies that might suggest otherwise, more rejected than further peer reviewed thankfully) is not on, especially in more rural areas.
You should read more about what's going on, for instance how people crowd together in townships and then there's the usual taxis mayhem... such spread going on all along is why I said mortality rate isn't an issue, kids out and about or not.
 

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In a staggered controlled manner sure.. but if youhave elderly or a vulnerable person with you.. perhaps they need to be relocated. I've had a kid go to school from kindergarten to now grade 1.. i've picked up everything under the sun he brings home. I think last 1-2 yr there was swine flu.. god that likely the worse flu ever experienced.

So yah.. don't expect to visit family after this.. its to work/school and home mostly almost like lock down as i reckon the desease is gonna spread even faster but they do need schooling as not all schools are doing a good job remotely. Parents need to be parents though and actually monitor their kids health proactively.. else this is gonna wrong fast. Kids arent really immune and a small % have Kawasaki disease like reaction when infected.

Initially i suspect in private school 1/2 the kids will stay at home.. but i reckon perhaps they should consider doing 1/2 students in class per day rotation or something when it gets bad. Work for us is mostly remote with spouse going in occasionally. I'm fully remote though i suspect alt days might return at some point.
Yeah you should be taking the flu vaccine.
 

Crumbl0x

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You should read more about what's going on, for instance how people crowd together in townships and then there's the usual taxis mayhem... such spread going on all along is which is why I said mortality rate isn't an issue, kids out and about or not.
it still doesn't detract from the initial mindset, the crowding that's currently happening is beginning to reflect on our daily infection rates in the thousands, and that's only what we observed and not know. In both situations, there's nothing else I can say except that I hope the projections don't come true down the line.
 

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People aren't getting it yet. It's been MONTHS, there's no new "massive" spread. In the main threads it's been well demonstrated that tests for infections tell us too little of real value, except that WC are making more effort to do that better.
 

Brian_G

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And some think the sudden slightly-more mortality rates climb in WC is now being manipulated due to politics. Just saying, don't know, but same happened in a few places in the US.
 
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