Let’s learn our virus lesson and fix what we teach

16 April 2020 - 10:00
By jonathan jansen AND Jonathan Jansen
We recommend that the subject of infectious diseases be taught from Grade 1 with the appropriate levels of education, e.g. personal hygiene and germs, in the foundation phase.
Image: 123RF/Riccardo Lennart Niels Mayer We recommend that the subject of infectious diseases be taught from Grade 1 with the appropriate levels of education, e.g. personal hygiene and germs, in the foundation phase.

The ignorance around the virus that also drives destructive human behaviour is a huge concern.

So, we need new ways to teach about viruses, bacteria and infectious diseases.