School pupils should be spared from wearing face masks
A letter from Hugh McCarthy:
Why are our schoolchildren still wearing masks?
And in the face of all scientific research which shows that they are ineffective and harmful.
Do we have a different virus from England, where schoolchildren are not required to wear masks?
They do after all have a 99.997% chance of survival-even if they get it and their teachers and parents have a 99.95% chance of survival, even if they get it-according to the world’s leading epidemiologist.
What science are we following?
Children have had a horrendous year-surely we could spare them June — when respiratory pathogens routinely all but disappear in any case.
Hugh McCarthy, Newtownabbey, Ex principal, Killicomaine High School
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