Anders Tegnell was the pandemic’s rightest man about schools.

He said it would be “a disaster” to “open and close schools.”

In a September 2020 Financial Times interview, former Swedish state epidemiologist Anders Tegnell said it would be “a disaster” to close schools as part of a longer answer about his rejection of lockdown-type measures.

His dislike of national lockdowns is obvious. “It’s really using a hammer to kill a fly,” he insists. Instead, his approach has been about having a strategy that can work for years if…

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Anthony LaMesa

Anthony LaMesa

Some thoughts on reopening America’s public schools.