Study finds high carbon dioxide levels in kids who wear face masks, concludes: ‘Children should not be forced to wear face masks’ 


The study found that the carbon dioxide levels of children wearing masks after three minutes averaged between 13,120 and 13,910 parts per million, more than six times the maximum carbon dioxide exposure. “This is because of the dead-space volume of the masks, which collects exhaled carbon dioxide quickly after a short time,” the study said. “This carbon dioxide mixes with fresh air and elevates the carbon dioxide content of inhaled air under the mask, and this was more pronounced in this study for younger children.” The results of the clinical trial said carbon dioxide levels tended to increase the younger the children were, and a 7-year-old’s levels measured at 25,000 ppm. The researchers said that high carbon dioxide levels can lead to impairments attributable to hypercapnia, which is a buildup of carbon dioxide in your bloodstream. WebMD says acute hypercapnia can cause delirium, paranoia, depression, and confusion. Severe hypercapnia can cause hand tremors, sudden muscle jerks, seizures, headaches, nausea, vision problems, varicose veins, and a coma if left untreated. The participating children were wearing surgical and filtering facepiece 2 (FFP2) masks. The authors noted that children wear masks in school for about 270 minutes on average, or 4.5 hours. “We suggest that decision-makers weigh the hard evidence produced by these experimental measurements accordingly, which suggest that children should not be forced to wear face masks,” the researchers concluded.

 

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Source: Study finds high carbon dioxide levels in kids who wear face masks, concludes: ‘Children should not be forced to wear face masks’ — Health & Wellness — Sott.net

2 Comments on “Study finds high carbon dioxide levels in kids who wear face masks, concludes: ‘Children should not be forced to wear face masks’ 

  1. Where is the source of the research posted. Don’t see it on the page

    • you have to actually read the article cited : source is therehttps://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamapediatrics/fullarticle/2781743

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