I tried to lay out an argument on Twitter why opening schools seems problematic from my vantage point. Unfortunately, it was somewhat involved and hard to understand when I attempted to explain it in a series of tweets. That’s why I would like to write it up in a more adequate form here.

The argument is completely different from the ones that I have encountered elsewhere. It also leads to rather different conclusions: I would not expect an immediate effect from school openings with a big boost for numbers or that teachers must be particularly hard-hit relative to others or that schools have to suffer from explosive outbreaks on a regular basis although some may take place. …

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