Millburn, let’s not panic about COVID-19!

Millburn, let’s not panic about COVID-19!

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VISWA REDDY started this petition to Millburn Board of Education

CDC estimates that influenza has resulted in between 9 million – 45 million illnesses, between 140,000 – 810,000 hospitalizations and between 12,000 – 61,000 deaths annually since 2010.

https://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/burden/index.html

Yet, we continue to send our kids to school every year, when they aren’t sick.


COVID-19’s mode of transmission is similar and impact on younger population has been shown to be very low. https://www.statista.com/statistics/1095024/china-age-distribution-of-wuhan-coronavirus-covid-19-patients/

https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa2002032

Millburn, let’s not panic and blow this out of proportion. If you would like to keep your kids at home, please do. There’s no need to call the school board to close the schools. This should be the call of the competent health officials!

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