Document Type : letter to the editor


1 Islamic Azad university , firoozabad branch, public health department, firoozabad, iran

2 Department of Health Education and Health Promotion, School of Public Health, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran


Due to COVID-19 disease, children of all ages seem susceptible to COVID-19; thus, preventing children from COVID-19 disease is a serious duty. One of the preventive strategies in children is the behavior of mask-wearing. Recently, many parents have stated concerns to doctors and social media about whether masks may be harmful for their children. Incorrect news about the negative effects of face masks has also been increasing. Therefore, this letter aims at answering the most common and most important parents' worries about children’s wearing face masks