It might be the answer to America’s school-reopening problem.
Olga KhazanI would have put more about the weather thing if I had realized that was peoples' main sticking point. Again:
1) shade structures
2) having school when it's most climactically appropriate for your region
3) the option to go virtual for bad weather
Olga Khazan🚨I wrote about outdoor school! It might be the answer to our school-reopening problems, so why isn't it happening on a broader scale?
The failure to stage the tracing workforce harks back to U.S. officials’ inability to build up adequate testing in the early days of the pandemic.
Olga KhazanWhen I heard that "contact tracers" were the key to stopping COVID, I got seriously scared, because of all the severely underfunded public-health departments I've spent time in that are just a dude working part time and a really old computer
The pandemic risks shattering the fragile lifeline to Mississippi’s rural poor.
Olga KhazanThis is what it looks like to close schools: A teenager who doesn't have WiFi at home googling things in a McDonalds parking lot while her three siblings sit in the back seat of the car.
The disease’s “long-haulers” have endured months of debilitating symptoms—and disbelief from doctors and friends.
Olga KhazanThis is a beautiful, fascinating story by @edyong209 about the connections between long-term COVID-19 and CFS/ME, among other things. Good read for anyone who's ever been told your chronic disease is all in your head, even if it wasn't COVID