Pediatrician: “Quarantine hurts children more than Omicron”


Deputy Head of the Pediatric Emergency Department at Assuta Hospital in Ashdod, Dr. Noah Cohen, commented on the proposal to end the quarantine for children.

About this reports Arutz Sheva.

“There is no reason why children should pay an extra price. We must continue the vaccination campaign, be careful about wearing masks and at the same time return them to their routine as much as possible,” Cohen said.

The doctor stressed: “We see how quarantine for children can provide some health protection, but it comes at a high emotional and social cost. We need to take this into account, and also that the quarantine puts children at least as much risk, if not more, than the Omicron option.”

Noah Cohen noted that over the next few weeks, “this step will in relation to everything related to life along with the coronavirus.

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