Masks unsafe for children under two


Possible safety hazard: Health experts urge caution on the use of face coverings for young children, especially those under two years of age.

PETALING JAYA: Face masks should not be worn by children under the age of two as it may cause suffocation, say health experts.

National Early Childhood Intervention Council adviser and senior consultant paediatrician Datuk Dr Amar Singh HSS said the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) stated that face masks should not be used by such young children.

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