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How Skateboarders Can Save the World From COVID-19
  • Thomas F Heston
Thomas F Heston
Clinical Instructor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine Spokane

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Skateboarders tend to be young and healthy with a disregard for authority and societal norms. During the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, they tended to disregard social distancing directives from politicians and public health authorities. While our immediate reaction may be to condemn their behavior, it’s possible that their defiance may help society and save lives by building up herd immunity in the safest possible manner.