Sweden is on the verge of making it even easier for parents to keep sick children home from school.

This is likely more effective than cloth mask mandates.

While some school districts in the United States reinstate mask mandates — for example, Sacramento, Philadelphia, and Berkeley — the Swedish government pays parents to keep their sick children at home or take them to the doctor, a 40-year-old social insurance policy the government is currently looking to expand. The Swedish policy is not a pandemic policy per se, but a…




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