Should we still be recommending masks in schools?

Singapore’s prime minister makes a good point.

Today, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced that masks would no longer be required in the country’s schools — or anywhere else except public transport and health care settings. When making the announcement, he noted that masks interfere with learning and development:

He acknowledged that parents may be worried, but assured them that the Government has assessed that relaxing mask requirements in schools would be safe.



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