Kekeletso Nakeli-Dhliwayo
2 minute read
21 May 2020
6:20 am

Keep your anxieties about schools reopening to yourself

Kekeletso Nakeli-Dhliwayo

Every parent should take a decision without shaming the next.

With the announcement of schools reopening, the opinions are flying in and flying in fast. Government is apparently irresponsible and there is no thought process in it all. This from the very same parents who want extended exercising times, surfing to be recognised as exercise, and for the ban of cigarettes and alcohol to be lifted. But all these measures are necessary to flatten the curve of Covid-19 infections in South Africa. A clinical infectious diseases epidemiologist, who is widely recognised for his research contributions to HIV prevention and treatment, said “stay home” – and as he explained the curve...