In a recent interview with Bloomberg, Dr. Anthony Fauci recommends face shields for schools and in preparation for the one-on-one classes.
Children ages 10 to 19 can spread COVID-19 as easily as adults, and it might be a good idea for teachers to wear face shields if they return to the classroom said Dr. Fauci in an interview Monday. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases, said data clearly shows older children can be spreaders and that there is “a reasonable assumption” to be made that the high viral loads seen in some very young children means they too can transmit the virus, even though they’re less likely to get seriously ill. “Any mucousal surface is susceptible” to the virus, Fauci said in response to online questioning about face shields from Howard Bauchner, the editor of the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Back-to-school preparations have been different this year. Everyone including parents, teachers, and school staff are all working extra hard to start safely. Coronavirus and back-to-school personal protective equipment (PPE) have been highlighted across news media daily. To achieve the safest start possible for our kids and educators, face shields may be an answer.
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