As we have repeatedly shown, children have very low risk of being infected and having a serious illness from coronavirus. The table below illustrates this with data from a number of countries. I think it is pretty clear why it is safe to send children back to school and let them lead normal lives. A slight data anomaly is that the cases from Austria were for children under age 15. And the great majority of these children who died would undoubtedly have had pre-existing conditions.