Children under the age of two must not wear masks as they can make it difficult to breathe and raise the risk of coughing, a Japanese medical group said, making an urgent appeal to parents as the country reopened from the coronavirus crisis. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe lifted a state of emergency for Tokyo. Also, remaining four areas on Monday after the rate of infection fell across Japan. But cautioned that if the virus started spreading again, it could be re-imposed.
In Japanese medical group order to prevent the spread of the virus, health experts around the world recommend wearing masks when it is hard to maintain social distance as countries loosen restrictions going to follow shutdowns of coronavirus. Yet parents had been warned by the Japan Pediatric Association that masks are too dangerous for children.
It said that there have been very few severe cases of coronavirus among children so far. Also, most of the children have been contaminated by family members. It is with around no outbreaks in schools or daycare facilities. The US Centers for Disease Control ( CDC) and the American Academy of Pediatrics also recommend. They said children under two years of age should not wear face coverings for cloth.