A New Jersey college nurse who claimed masks had been harmful for kids has been suspended.
Erin Pein refused to put on a masks herself and mentioned that masks had been ineffective in defending in opposition to the unfold of Covid-19 amongst college students.
Now her bosses at Stafford Township college district have taken motion in opposition to her as pupils are required by the state to put on masks besides when consuming.
“The masks sadly don’t stop them from getting Covid. As a result of the viruses are so small, it may’t be stopped with a masks,” Ms Pein mentioned in a video posted to YouTube.
The medical skilled additionally in contrast forcing a teenager to put on a masks to “youngster abuse” and claimed it may trigger “nervousness and despair.”
“Making these children put on them for six or seven hours a day is terrible,” she mentioned.
Dad and mom who don’t want their youngsters to put on masks have the choice within the state to maintain their children at dwelling and proceed with distant instructing.
New Jersey has recorded 240 Covid-19 college outbreaks and 1070 circumstances through the tutorial yr.
In whole the state has recorded greater than 1 million circumstances through the pandemic and round 25,600 deaths.
The Stafford Township college district has declined to touch upon the suspension.
“Sadly, it’s a personnel matter and I shouldn’t have the power to remark or talk about the matter, nor can I talk about any of the knowledge that Ms Pein has already chosen to make public,” college board legal professional Martin Buckley instructed NJ.com.
The Impartial has reached out to the varsity board and Ms Pein for remark.