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Masks recommended inside schools
for anyone over age of 2: American
Academy of Pediatrics

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Posted By: AltaD, 7/19/2021 1:18:41 PM

The American Academy of Pediatrics updated its guidance for the upcoming school year on Monday, now recommending that anyone above the age of 2 wear masks inside schools to protect against the spread of the coronavirus, "regardless of vaccination status." The decision comes as COVID-19 cases are climbing across the U.S. due to the highly transmissible Delta variant.(Snip)"Combining layers of protection that include vaccinations, masking and clean hands hygiene will make in-person learning safe and possible for everyone," she added. The AAP says its new guidance regarding wearing masks in schools applies to students, teachers and staff.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: MaMe2 7/19/2021 1:24:29 PM (No. 850499)
Are there any practicing pediatricians on the Board of the Academy? Doubtful. I know of no pediatricians who recommend masking up in a school setting. Two year olds?
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Reply 2 - Posted by: OkieTom 7/19/2021 1:25:12 PM (No. 850501)
Ridiculous. By the way, what ever happened to the Alpha, Beta, and Gamma variants, and why wasn't there hysteria about those? And on that note, what ever happened to the COVID 1-18 and why no previous hysterical reactions? Everyone needs to stop living in fear!
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Reply 3 - Posted by: stanley 7/19/2021 1:25:58 PM (No. 850503)
defund public education
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Reply 4 - Posted by: mseegal 7/19/2021 1:39:33 PM (No. 850516)
If the teachers are vaccinated, the children don't need to be masked. What....don't the teachers believe in the science?
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Come And Take It 7/19/2021 1:45:10 PM (No. 850521)
AAP = Politics over science. The science says that masks don't do a damn thing. Let's force all kids to wear them anyway, and to take the poison jab without any solid long term testing.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: bad-hair 7/19/2021 1:49:19 PM (No. 850528)
Some tell you mask, some tell you don't. Some tell you vax, some tell you don't. How abut you all shut up and let me decide. I can find info so if I want your opinion I'll give it to you.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: spacer 7/19/2021 1:54:25 PM (No. 850536)
And that dear friends is why Americans do not trust the "smart" guys. Complete rot.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: DVC 7/19/2021 1:58:29 PM (No. 850545)
Political theater, not medicine.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: mc squared 7/19/2021 2:01:05 PM (No. 850550)
We'll have recurring Obama and Biden variants through AT LEAST the next election cycle.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: BarryNo 7/19/2021 2:18:39 PM (No. 850569)
Isn't it tiring that all our 'science' sources put politics over science, anymore? There's already been several studies done that show wearing a mask is a two edged sword. The masks collect bacteria, fungus, viruses, and other irritants and create a health risk just as dangerous as COVID for the wearer. Far better to mask when around sick people, or have sick people mask, than this brainless, unscientific uber-mask policy! I wonder which Dems invested in the mask industry?
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Reply 11 - Posted by: clayusmcret 7/19/2021 2:56:14 PM (No. 850596)
Politicized lying liars.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: downnout 7/19/2021 3:08:07 PM (No. 850605)
No. And No,
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Reply 13 - Posted by: skacmar 7/19/2021 3:31:55 PM (No. 850622)
Isn't Covid -19 or the Delta Variant just another fancy name for the flu? I have never heard anyone calling for wearing masks during flu season. I have heard "get your flu vaccine" and "get your Covid vaccine". The flu vaccine was never required and never a political too or used to control the population. The new fancy flu is just being used to scare and control people and make them submit to more government control and government dependence. The media is their willing accomplice. Like old Soviet Russia with the aid of Pravda and the Tass News agency.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Califedup 7/19/2021 3:52:08 PM (No. 850628)
Advocating Child Abuse plain and simple. Lock these child abusers up. Any parent that puts a mask on their child is an abuser.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: DARling 7/19/2021 4:12:42 PM (No. 850638)
What toddler is going to keep a mask on? That is the highest of many tiers of stupidity in this proposal.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Starboard_side 7/19/2021 5:03:02 PM (No. 850680)
Didn't I read recently that it could be dangerous for children to continuously breath CO2? Don't their brains need O2 ?
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Krause 7/19/2021 5:31:53 PM (No. 850703)
'Mask the kids, it'll help us reach our political goals.'
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Ribicon 7/19/2021 6:53:00 PM (No. 850757)
The article discussed here, published in JAMA Pediatrics, found that children wearing masks inhale from 3 to 12 times the safe limit of carbon dioxide within 3 minutes. Which Science™ should we trust, a controlled study in healthy children, or the opinions of a politically motivated group that benefits directly from children being sick?
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Reply 19 - Posted by: MickTurn 7/19/2021 9:10:26 PM (No. 850858)
Are they sure the're not the American Academy of EGOMAINIACS?
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Reply 20 - Posted by: udanja99 7/19/2021 9:36:55 PM (No. 850889)
Yeah, let’s deprive toddlers of oxygen. Nothing like a little brain damage to start you off in life.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: Thos Weatherby 7/19/2021 9:38:47 PM (No. 850891)
Fine. Can we see the study that has been peered reviewed and duplicated. It also must show us which masks work and which masks don't work. Unless they can do this they all should lose their licenses.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: Zarin 7/19/2021 9:46:42 PM (No. 850904)
Many of the American medical & scientific societies have been taken over by Activists - brainwashed people who have an Agenda. They see their mission as promoting Critical Race Theory, Queer Theory, Gender/Trans ideology etc. And then there is NOW - whose founders in 1968 chanted the mantra that went something like this: We are here to make a revolution, to destroy the patriarchy and to do that we must destroy the nuclear family. We will promote immorality, porn, homosexuality etc in order to destroy the 'patriarchal' family. Look it up - Kate Millet's sister documented that insanity.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: Jesuslover54 7/19/2021 10:09:09 PM (No. 850914)
Nowadays anything calling itself an "Academy" is a cabal of lefties. Before no, now yes most definitely.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: LaVallette 7/20/2021 3:13:49 AM (No. 851022)
Just like anyone to try that with my three year old kindergarten grandson. The mask may last 2 seconds on his face assumg of course you could get it on him in the first place..
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Reply 25 - Posted by: franq 7/20/2021 6:09:24 AM (No. 851058)
An idea so absurd only an intellectual could believe it.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: JackBurton 7/20/2021 9:16:32 AM (No. 851227)
a) Kids are NOT at risk for covid. THAT is the SCIENCE. b) Masks. Don't. Work. It's there in the data. There is NO 'peer reviewed study' that supports mask wearing for covid prevention. c) These people are totalitarian idiots.
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