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US: Coronavirus in Île-de-France: the area announces 1 million FFP2 masks available to high schools

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The press release also announces the provision of 100,000 new autototes for the 530,000 high school students of the

Illustration d'un masque FFP2 en pleine crise du coronavirus. region © E. Frisullo / 20 Minutes Illustration of a FFP2 mask in the crisis of the coronavirus. COVID-19 - The News Release also announces the provision of 100,000 new autototes for the 530,000 high school students in the region

all comes to a point to whoever knows how to wait. Required for months by teachers, FFP2 masks, which provide protection against COVID-19 more efficient than surgical masks, begin to arrive.


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after the announcement made on January 13 by the Minister of Education National, Jean-Michel Blanquer , of the distribution of 5 million FFP2 masks in teaching, this time the Île-de-France region starters.

By the voice of a statement released this Thursday, the region announces a million FFP2 masks for the 461 Francilian high schools and agents of the Ministry of National Education. Thus, the managers who make the request will be able to recover between 500 and 2,000 masks next week, according to the press release.

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We're a Physician and Mathematician and a Data Scientist. N95s Won't Work for Kids | Opinion .
The truth is, the burdens of these masks outweigh their benefits for kids. We need to consider more effective, less harmful interventions as we come together to keep schools open and safe. We know masks have become a highly contentious issue. But as a physician with a PhD in computational mathematics and a professor of data science, we have read the studies on this topic. We both have children and want them to be safe. But we also don't want them burdened with measures that won't help protect them or their peers. And mandating respirators on kids is out of step with CDC guidance and international norms.

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