Magazine September 13, 2021, Issue

Masks and the Delta Variant

Principal Nathan Hay checks temperatures of students in Orlando, Fla., as they begin the current school year. (Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)
Taking stock of the current COVID situation

Autumn is here, and American children are finally returning to classrooms, five days a week, after the COVID-19 pandemic severely disrupted the past two school years. Or at least kids are returning to classrooms for a few days, before being sent back home again. By August 18, in 13 states, at least one public school had already temporarily closed because of COVID-19 outbreaks. The return of children to classrooms is also bringing back increasingly angry debates about whether children should be required to wear masks while in school — and those debates rarely include a clear-eyed assessment of what masks

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