Lots of questions from parents: Here’s some…

My inbox is flooded with really great questions from parents. Here is my attempt to answer the most pressing and frequent ones… “How is Delta affecting kids?” Delta is 200% more transmissible, so more kids will get it (just like more unvaccinated adults will get it). Delta also has a 1000% higher viral load, which means kids will test positive more quickly following exposure. This also means people are shedding a ton more virus, so if your kid comes in contact with a positive COVID19 case, the probability of getting infected increases. If your kid becomes positive, they have more opportunity to infect others too.

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