Experts Give Back-To-School Advice Amid Delta Variant Wave

In Albany Herald, News by Maya

As Georgia children head back into the classroom, two state representatives and a microbiologist, all mothers as well as experts, said they share the concerns of all parents about the continuing pandemic and encouraged them to practice whatever cautions make them feel comfortable.

Rep. Jasmine Clark, a Democrat from Lilburn who teaches microbiology at Emory University, hosted a virtual town hall on Facebook Tuesday to explain the delta variant of COVID-19 and answer questions. She was joined by Rep. Rebecca Mitchell, an epidemiologist and Democrat from Snellville, and Dr. Amber Schmidtke, a microbiologist who has worked for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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