Dr. Anthony Fauci said this morning that parents should follow COVID-19 guidance from the American Academy of Pediatrics which says schools should “require face masks for children older than 2 and all adults, regardless of vaccination status”:
Dr. Anthony Fauci suggests parents follow new COVID-19 guidance for mask-wearing issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics. The academy recommends schools require face masks for children older than 2 and all adults, regardless of vaccination status. https://t.co/FdQYLOPBKl
— The Associated Press (@AP) July 20, 2021
Exactly how should schools handle babies and young children who refuse to keep the masks on, say at a baseball game?
— New York Post (@nypost) July 25, 2020
This new guidance from Fauci and the APP contradicts current CDC guidelines:
The CDC says that only unvaccinated students and staff need to wear masks in school.
However, a group of pediatricians is saying ALL should wear masks this fall.
Low vaccination rates, the inability for those under 12 to get a shot, and the Delta variant all factors #LiveOnK2 pic.twitter.com/3eEspynbfl
— Dan McCarthy (@DanMcKATU) July 20, 2021
But that could change:
CDC ‘carefully looking’ at school mask guidance after pediatrics group breaks from White House: Faucihttps://t.co/lP5cpWCAnb
— Fox News (@FoxNews) July 20, 2021