Why This Pediatrician Stopped All Playdates.

The kids will survive if we stop sleepovers, but will grandma survive if we don’t?

The novel coronavirus pandemic is here, and I’ve canceled all my kids’ playdates and sleepovers. They don’t like it, but they understand why.

As a doctor, it’s been hard to watch the COVID-19 pandemic spreading like wildfire. As soon as it was clear what we doctors were seeing, I was hoping our communities and leaders would do what it takes to stop the spread. But even I struggled with what to…