The United States needs to honor The Science and stop masking children aged 5 and younger.

Anthony LaMesa
4 min readApr 28, 2021

It’s fantastic news that the CDC has given vaccinated adults permission to stop wearing masks outside where transmission of the coronavirus is extremely rare, but Americans are still engaged in another unreasonable masking practice: forcing young children — which I’ll define as under 6 — to wear masks.

The CDC states that “people 2 years of age and older” should wear masks, but this guidance departs from WHO and UNICEF guidance — endorsed by the European Union’s ECDC