Is it harmful for young children to wear face masks? Warning issued

Is it harmful for young children to wear face masks? Warning issued


Is it harmful for young children to wear face masks? Warning issued


Experts around the world have called for the use of face masks as a precautionary measure against the coronavirus, but Saudi Health Ministry spokesman Dr. Mohammed al-Abd al-Ali has identified two categories of protective masks. It is not necessary.

According to Saudi media, the spokesman of the Ministry of Health of Saudi Arabia, Dr. Al-Abd Al-Ali, said that there are two categories from which doctors are not being advised to use masks.

According to the Saudi spokesman, doctors say that children under the age of two should not wear protective masks, because a small mistake can harm them instead of benefiting them.

A spokesman for the Saudi Ministry of Health said that people with respiratory illnesses were not being advised to wear protective masks. Consult your doctor regarding use.

A spokesman for the Ministry of Health added that it was important for both children and people with respiratory illnesses to take care of social distance, other than the use of protective masks.

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