Introduction Wearing masks is an effective way to protect your children from COVID-19 and stop the spread. Currently, there are a variety of masks available for parents to choose from, ranging from the usual blue surgical masks to fancy cloth masks with superhero characters on them. Every parent wants to know which types of masks …
Face Mask for Children
Most children infected with COVID-19 have mild or no symptoms and are less likely to be hospitalized than adults. Nevertheless, children are not immune to COVID-19. In fact, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics, the number of COVID-19 cases in children has reportedly multiplied since the onset of the pandemic, accounting for nearly 27% of all cases reported for the week ending September 30.
Many parents are concerned about the new way of life for their children and are prone to believe advice and interpretations from social media such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. This article takes a spin at the most common myths believed by a parent or caregiver and debunks them with credible evidence.
What are the benefits of children wearing face masks? Should children wear face masks? There is currently no COVID vaccine available for children under 12. Masks should still be used to protect children under 12. For parents, if your children have not been vaccinated, you should still choose to wear a mask. Children under 2 years of age should not be wearing face masks