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Developmental paediatrician strongly recommends masks are still worn in schools

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Publish Date
Thu, 14 Apr 2022, 8:04am
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Developmental paediatrician strongly recommends masks are still worn in schools

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Thu, 14 Apr 2022, 8:04am

Concerns have been raised about masks not needing to be worn at schools.  

Now in Orange, masks are still compulsory at retail stores, public transport and planes or when visiting a public or healthcare facility.   

But they're dropped for hospitality patrons and in schools.  

Developmental paediatrician Jin Russell told Kate Hawkesby while it's not mandatory - it's still strongly recommended.  

She says the pandemic's not over - there are still thousands of Omicron cases circulating in the community and some of those will pop up at schools. 

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