There was no evidence that face coverings, 2-metre social distancing or stopping children mixing was associated with lower odds of COVID-19 or cold infection rates in the school. Primary school staff found teaching challenging during COVID-19 restrictions, especially for younger learners and those with additional learning needs.
Took about ten seconds to find these links, and there are many more such studies. Add to this that our best policy would have been and still would be to let young people get covid naturally thus acquiring natural immunity, the best form of immunity. Well over a year ago, young people and anyone else who wanted to should have been encouraged to live life normally. Sweden followed this model and did very well with covid without destroying their economy. ABN