The U.S. has a long history of proclaiming support for its children which stands in stark contrast with how this country actually treats this vulnerable group. The most obvious example of this disconnect is how children are being harmed during the management of the COVID-19 pandemic. While some of the most egregious insults include prohibiting mask mandates in schools, more sinister and lethal are the recommendations coming from some pediatricians and public health experts suggesting that children should not be prioritized for COVID vaccines and that children can be allowed to ignore six-foot physical distancing guidelines for the sake of having them back in school.
Myles: As a Veteran and Pediatrician, I’m Asking That We All Fight for Children
September 15, 2021