Corona children studies "Co-Ki": First results of a Germany-wide registry on mouth and nose covering (mask) in children (pdf)

November 2020

Research Square

Background: Narratives about complaints in children and adolescents caused by wearing a mask are accumulating. There is, to date, no registry for side effects of masks.


60.4% an increased irritability, 49.3% less happy children, 44% children who do not want to go to school anymore.

"Many parents also report nightmares and anxiety disorders that relate to masked people whose facial expressions and identity are not recognizable to the children. A detailed evaluation and publication of the free text entries is planned."


Doctors Hospital Pediatric Emergency Department sees increases in Impetigo

September 21st, updated: October 12th

Mikaela Thomas

AUGUSTA (WFXG) - Doctors Hospital Pediatric Emergency Department says they have been diagnosing and treating an increased number of children with a rash on the face, extremities, neck, and other areas of the body.

The rash called Impetigo is considered to be a highly contagious rash from a bacterial infection that can be worsened by wearing contaminated masks.