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Tucker Carlson claims coronavirus ‘poses virtually zero threat’ to children, most teachers

PolitiFact, July 7, 2020

July 7, 2020

Tucker Carlson claims coronavirus ‘poses virtually zero threat’ to children, most teachers

Andrew Noymer, an associate professor of public health at the University of California, Irvine, is on a task force advising a local school district in Orange County, where roughly 24% of COVID-19 deaths as of July 9 were patients between 25 and 64 years old. “I’m thinking of teachers, teachers aides, school nurses, lunchroom staff, administrators, custodial staff and so on,” Noymer wrote in an email. “Twenty-four percent of county-wide mortality in this age group is hard to dismiss!”