Here are the Best Types of Masks to Protect Children from COVID-19

Jakarta – It has been two years since the COVID-19 pandemic has lasted. Even now the Omicron variant is on the rise. Of course you want to do the best way to protect your little one, Mom. Moreover, now some schools have also reopened.

Well, the thing you can do to protect your little one is first, if your little one meets the requirements, take your little one for vaccinations. You also have to make sure your little one wears a mask, and wears it properly. “Children’s masks should cover the mouth and nose and fit right next to the face,” says Dr. Daniel Rauch, head of pediatric hospital medicine at Tufts Children’s Hospital, quoted from page Market Watch.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) also recommends every child aged 2 years and over should wear a mask indoors if not vaccinated. The type of mask you choose is also important. Recent research has shown that cloth masks are less effective against COVID-19, especially for the Omicron variant.

For this reason, many experts recommend wearing respirator masks such as the KN95, KN94, and N95, with a multi-layered filtering system, instead of a simple cloth mask.

“This type of mask is very comfortable and provides excellent protection for yourself and others,” said scientist Aaron Collins. Romper.

“The N95 mask is the most protective mask model available today,” said Dr. Serhat Gumrukcu, infectious disease expert and scientific researcher at the Seraph Research Institute, quoted from page Market Watch.

Meanwhile, Dr. Jim Sears, a board-certified pediatrician and former host The Doctorsexplains, “The KN95 and KF94 masks are very close to the filtering levels found in N95 masks.”

Masks can be safely used by all children aged 2 years and over, including children with other congenital health conditions, yes, Mother. “Children aged 2 years and over can already wear masks. In addition to protecting children, the use of masks significantly reduces the spread of the COVID-19 virus and other respiratory infections in schools and other community settings,” said Dr. Rauch.

Because wearing a mask is very important to protect your little one from COVID-19, getting your little one to wear a mask needs to be done. How to?

Read on the next page, yes, Mother.

Also watch a video about children’s equipment that must be alerted and put in a bag during a pandemic.

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