Dr. Sanjay Gupta: Why I am not sending my kids back to school – CNN

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CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta demonstrates how schools might be able to reopen safely amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. “},{“title”:”Kate Bolduan presses superintendent on mask policy”,”duration”:”01:59″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/health/2020/08/11/cobb-superintendent-coronavirus-masks-schools-bolduan-ath-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”health/2020/08/11/cobb-superintendent-coronavirus-masks-schools-bolduan-ath-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200811115825-chris-ragsdale-kate-bolduan-split-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/health/2020/08/11/cobb-superintendent-coronavirus-masks-schools-bolduan-ath-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/coronavirus-and-schools/”,”description”:”CNN’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/kate-bolduan-profile” target=”_blank”>Kate Bolduanu003c/a> asks Superintendent of Cobb County, Georgia, School District Chris Ragsdale about whether he would enforce a mandatory mask policy in his schools.”,”descriptionText”:”CNN’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/kate-bolduan-profile” target=”_blank”>Kate Bolduanu003c/a> asks Superintendent of Cobb County, Georgia, School District Chris Ragsdale about whether he would enforce a mandatory mask policy in his schools.”},{“title”:”Georgia teen says school used students as guinea pigs”,”duration”:”03:39″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/us/2020/08/09/georgia-north-paulding-high-school-hannah-watters-coronavirus-nr-bts-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”us/2020/08/09/georgia-north-paulding-high-school-hannah-watters-coronavirus-nr-bts-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200809191421-hannah-watters-north-paulding-high-school-aug-9-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/us/2020/08/09/georgia-north-paulding-high-school-hannah-watters-coronavirus-nr-bts-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/coronavirus-and-schools/”,”description”:”CNN’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/boris-sanchez-profile” target=”_blank”>Boris Sanchezu003c/a> talks to u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/2020/08/09/us/north-paulding-high-school-covid-19-cases/index.html” target=”_blank”>North Paulding High Schoolu003c/a> student Hannah Watters after it was announced that the school will switch to virtual learning for two days after at least nine people tested positive for Covid-19. 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The decision was later reversed.”},{“title”:”Trump ‘comfortable’ with son, grandchildren returning to school “,”duration”:”02:54″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/07/22/trump-comfortable-son-grandchildren-returning-school-reopen-coronavirus-doctor-hotez-tsr-bts-sot-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/07/22/trump-comfortable-son-grandchildren-returning-school-reopen-coronavirus-doctor-hotez-tsr-bts-sot-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200722183048-trump-presser-0722-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/07/22/trump-comfortable-son-grandchildren-returning-school-reopen-coronavirus-doctor-hotez-tsr-bts-sot-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/coronavirus-and-schools/”,”description”:”When asked about his plans for a national strategy to reopen schools amid the Covid-19 pandemic, President Trump said he would be “comfortable” with his own son and grandchildren returning to school. “,”descriptionText”:”When asked about his plans for a national strategy to reopen schools amid the Covid-19 pandemic, President Trump said he would be “comfortable” with his own son and grandchildren returning to school. “},{“title”:”‘So unsettling’: Mother on experience at back-to-school open house”,”duration”:”04:30″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/us/2020/07/30/amber-zack-davies-back-to-school-coronavirus-jefferson-georgia-betsy-devos-ebof-bts-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”us/2020/07/30/amber-zack-davies-back-to-school-coronavirus-jefferson-georgia-betsy-devos-ebof-bts-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200729213844-amber-zack-davies-split-ebof-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/us/2020/07/30/amber-zack-davies-back-to-school-coronavirus-jefferson-georgia-betsy-devos-ebof-bts-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/coronavirus-and-schools/”,”description”:”Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is arguing against a federal plan for reopening schools amid the coronavirus pandemic, saying that “there’s not a national superintendent, nor should there be.” Amber and Zack Davies talk about their concerns as they prepare to send their two sons back to school in Jefferson, Georgia. “,”descriptionText”:”Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is arguing against a federal plan for reopening schools amid the coronavirus pandemic, saying that “there’s not a national superintendent, nor should there be.” Amber and Zack Davies talk about their concerns as they prepare to send their two sons back to school in Jefferson, Georgia. “},{“title”:”Single mom brought to tears about schools possibly not reopening”,”duration”:”01:57″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/us/2020/07/30/single-parent-choice-work-child-cpt-sot-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”us/2020/07/30/single-parent-choice-work-child-cpt-sot-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200729222019-tina-carroll-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/us/2020/07/30/single-parent-choice-work-child-cpt-sot-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/coronavirus-and-schools/”,”description”:”Tina Carroll, a single mother to a six-year-old boy, tells CNN’s Chris Cuomo she hopes her local school system will at least partially open schools to allow her child to go to school so she can continue to work.”,”descriptionText”:”Tina Carroll, a single mother to a six-year-old boy, tells CNN’s Chris Cuomo she hopes her local school system will at least partially open schools to allow her child to go to school so she can continue to work.”},{“title”:”This coronavirus-killing MIT robot could end up in your local supermarket”,”duration”:”00:53″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”www.cnn.com/business”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/business/2020/07/03/mit-uvc-coronavirus-orig.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”business/2020/07/03/mit-uvc-coronavirus-orig.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200703140032-mit-uvc-robot-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/business/2020/07/03/mit-uvc-coronavirus-orig.cnn/video/playlists/coronavirus-and-schools/”,”description”:”Robot on aisle six? MIT has partnered with Ava Robotics to design a robot that may help fight the coronavirus by disinfecting the floor of a 4,000-square foot warehouse in 30 minutes. It could one day be used to clean your local grocery store or school.”,”descriptionText”:”Robot on aisle six? MIT has partnered with Ava Robotics to design a robot that may help fight the coronavirus by disinfecting the floor of a 4,000-square foot warehouse in 30 minutes. It could one day be used to clean your local grocery store or school.”},{“title”:”How easily can children contract and spread coronavirus?”,”duration”:”05:03″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/health/2020/07/15/children-transmitting-coronavirus-gupta-newday-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”health/2020/07/15/children-transmitting-coronavirus-gupta-newday-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200715113828-dr-sanjay-gupta-schools-pkg-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/health/2020/07/15/children-transmitting-coronavirus-gupta-newday-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/coronavirus-and-schools/”,”description”:”CNN senior medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta visits a school in Atlanta to examine the precautions they are taking to protect students and staff from the coronavirus ahead of the school year. “,”descriptionText”:”CNN senior medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta visits a school in Atlanta to examine the precautions they are taking to protect students and staff from the coronavirus ahead of the school year. “},{“title”:”Ex-CDC chief sounds warning on quickly reopening schools”,”duration”:”02:33″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/health/2020/07/17/tom-frieden-reopening-schools-coronoavirus-sot-town-hall-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”health/2020/07/17/tom-frieden-reopening-schools-coronoavirus-sot-town-hall-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200716200912-02-town-hall-0716-frieden-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/health/2020/07/17/tom-frieden-reopening-schools-coronoavirus-sot-town-hall-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/coronavirus-and-schools/”,”description”:”Former Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Thomas Frieden warns against u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/2020/07/15/health/gupta-back-to-school-wellness/index.html” target=”_blank”>rushing into reopening schoolsu003c/a> before it is safe to do so, and outlines things we all can do to ensure children can return to their schools safely.”,”descriptionText”:”Former Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Thomas Frieden warns against u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/2020/07/15/health/gupta-back-to-school-wellness/index.html” target=”_blank”>rushing into reopening schoolsu003c/a> before it is safe to do so, and outlines things we all can do to ensure children can return to their schools safely.”},{“title”:”White House says science is on the side of reopening schools”,”duration”:”04:58″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/health/2020/07/16/mcenany-schools-reopening-science-is-on-our-side-gupta-sot-lead-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”health/2020/07/16/mcenany-schools-reopening-science-is-on-our-side-gupta-sot-lead-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200716153015-02-white-house-press-breifing-0716-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/health/2020/07/16/mcenany-schools-reopening-science-is-on-our-side-gupta-sot-lead-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/coronavirus-and-schools/”,”description”:”White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany says that science is on the side of reopening all schools. CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta and Jake Tapper discuss what that science actually shows.”,”descriptionText”:”White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany says that science is on the side of reopening all schools. CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta and Jake Tapper discuss what that science actually shows.”},{“title”:”School bus safety remains hurdle for returning to classes”,”duration”:”03:04″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/health/2020/07/28/school-bus-safety-coronavirus-golodryga-pkg-newday-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”health/2020/07/28/school-bus-safety-coronavirus-golodryga-pkg-newday-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200723154247-parked-school-buses-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/health/2020/07/28/school-bus-safety-coronavirus-golodryga-pkg-newday-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/coronavirus-and-schools/”,”description”:”As arguments rage about whether it is safe to have children back in classrooms amid the Covid-19 pandemic, there is another major hurdle — how to get them there. More than 25 million students typically use buses to get to and from school, but with social distancing needs, there will just not be enough space.”,”descriptionText”:”As arguments rage about whether it is safe to have children back in classrooms amid the Covid-19 pandemic, there is another major hurdle — how to get them there. More than 25 million students typically use buses to get to and from school, but with social distancing needs, there will just not be enough space.”},{“title”:”Keilar: Here’s the catch on DeVos’ claim on kids and Covid-19″,”duration”:”01:59″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/health/2020/07/23/betsy-devos-virus-stoppers-trump-coronavirus-school-keilar-nr-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”health/2020/07/23/betsy-devos-virus-stoppers-trump-coronavirus-school-keilar-nr-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200723155730-betsy-devos-may-19-2020-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/health/2020/07/23/betsy-devos-virus-stoppers-trump-coronavirus-school-keilar-nr-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/coronavirus-and-schools/”,”description”:”CNN’s Brianna Keilar argues against Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ claim that “kids are virus stoppers” by citing a study that says children over the age of 10 transmit the virus as easily as adults.”,”descriptionText”:”CNN’s Brianna Keilar argues against Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ claim that “kids are virus stoppers” by citing a study that says children over the age of 10 transmit the virus as easily as adults.”},{“title”:”Conway: Decision to send kids back to school is a personal one”,”duration”:”02:17″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/07/17/kellyanne-conway-trump-son-return-to-school-sot-nr-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/07/17/kellyanne-conway-trump-son-return-to-school-sot-nr-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200717145233-01-kellyanne-conway-july-17-2020-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/07/17/kellyanne-conway-trump-son-return-to-school-sot-nr-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/coronavirus-and-schools/”,”description”:”White House senior adviser Kellyanne Conway says it will be a personal decision by President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump whether they decide to send their teenage son back to school during the coronavirus pandemic.”,”descriptionText”:”White House senior adviser Kellyanne Conway says it will be a personal decision by President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump whether they decide to send their teenage son back to school during the coronavirus pandemic.”},{“title”:”Teachers react to schools reopening as US cases rise”,”duration”:”03:30″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/us/2020/07/16/teachers-back-to-school-savidge-pkg-newday-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”us/2020/07/16/teachers-back-to-school-savidge-pkg-newday-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200715042036-teachers-medical-ppe-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/us/2020/07/16/teachers-back-to-school-savidge-pkg-newday-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/coronavirus-and-schools/”,”description”:”CNN’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/martin-savidge-profile” target=”_blank”>Martin Savidge u003c/a>speaks with anxious teachers in Florida as some schools consider reopening as coronavirus cases in the state skyrocket.”,”descriptionText”:”CNN’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/martin-savidge-profile” target=”_blank”>Martin Savidge u003c/a>speaks with anxious teachers in Florida as some schools consider reopening as coronavirus cases in the state skyrocket.”},{“title”:”Missouri gov. downplays kids getting coronavirus at school”,”duration”:”01:23″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/us/2020/07/21/missouri-gov-kids-return-to-school-sot-haseltine-ctn-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”us/2020/07/21/missouri-gov-kids-return-to-school-sot-haseltine-ctn-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200720133339-gov-mike-parson-0707-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/us/2020/07/21/missouri-gov-kids-return-to-school-sot-haseltine-ctn-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/coronavirus-and-schools/”,”description”:”CNN’s Don Lemon and former Harvard Medical School professor William Haseltine discuss recent comments by Missouri Governor Mike Parson that children need to return to school despite the risk of contracting coronavirus.”,”descriptionText”:”CNN’s Don Lemon and former Harvard Medical School professor William Haseltine discuss recent comments by Missouri Governor Mike Parson that children need to return to school despite the risk of contracting coronavirus.”}],’js-video_headline-featured-1qv5y6k’,”,”js-video_source-featured-1qv5y6k”,true,true,’coronavirus-and-schools’);if (typeof configObj.context !== ‘string’ || configObj.context.length