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The Tokyo Medical Association is attracting attention for its recent proposal to review a request that children wear face masks as a precaution against COVID-19.

Behind the proposal is the association’s concern over the effects of mask-wearing on children’s development, with one doctor claiming that masks make it difficult to read facial expressions, leading to, among other things, an increase in fights between children.

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