Letter to the editor: COVID affects children, too


So those opposing mandatory masks and vaccinations in school argue that COVID doesn’t affect kids? Well it does now. How about 46K new hospitalizations with confirmed COVID infections for those 0-17 between Aug. 1 and Aug. 8.

And I’m no psych or medical expert like the anti-vax anti-mask crowd, but kinda suspect the trauma experienced by children put into a COVID infection ward where they are separated from their family and only touched through plastic barriers by strangers wearing alien spacesuits might, just might, be a tad more traumatic than getting the opportunity to wear a superhero or My Little Pony mask with their classmates in school ...

Robert C. Marshall

Highlands Ranch


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