What would you advise regarding going back to work as an elementary classroom teacher if we are fully in person in the fall? Schools would need to follow DESE guidelines. Watch and wait, 1 year so far, 38000 wbc.
From Dr. Koffman
The data are thin and premature, but it does seem at this moment in time that young and untreated CLL patents are at similar high risk of severe disease as those who are older and have had therapy. There should be more data released soon that should help clarify your choice.
Unless you can have similar PPE as a healthcare provider, I personally would not return to work. Too risky if you have CLL. Others who are more qualified than me might disagree.