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Issue of face masks has been tricky from the start

Issue of face masks has been tricky from the start

The issue of wearing face masks to prevent the spread of Covid-19 in the community has been tricky from the start. Firstly, there was the major global shortage of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for frontline health workers, on whom we all depend. Like health authorities everywhere, the HSE was in a panic, scrambling to secure…

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Wear masks in public says WHO, in update of COVID-19 advice

Wear masks in public says WHO, in update of COVID-19 advice

A woman wearing a protective face mask salutes as people hold a minute of silence during the last day of the official ten-day mourning of those who died of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at Puerta del Sol square in Madrid, Spain June 5, 2020. REUTERS/Sergio PerezLONDON (Reuters) - The World Health Organization (WHO) updated its…

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