The outbreak of corona virus is slowly decreasing. But the danger is not completely averted. For which it is still necessary to take precautions. Adults and the elderly are receiving vaccines that may reduce the risk of becoming infected. But should children also get the vaccine? Discussion on this is going on. So will children under the age of 2 have to wear a mask? This is a big question. Let us know what is the opinion of scientists on this?
According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, like adults, corona can also happen to children. Social distancing is the best way to prevent infection. If children are taken outside, they can also be put on a mask, but wearing a mask to children under the age of 2 years can lead to suffocation.
Another expert says that wearing a mask for children aged 2 years or more can prove to be dangerous. Because children’s airways are narrow, due to which they may have trouble breathing and wearing a mask may force them to breathe harder. That’s why it is better to keep children at home.
According to the Kids Health Organization, in the guidelines issued, young children have been advised not to wear masks. If young children wear masks, they will have trouble breathing. He would repeatedly try to remove the mask from his face. Also put your hands on your mouth and nose. It is better to keep children at home. That will reduce the risk.
An advisory was issued by the Child Health Organization, which said that children below 2 years of age should not wear masks. According to experts, the respiratory tract of children is very small, due to which they have trouble breathing.