Myths around the risks of coronavirus in the UK are doing the rounds. We put the facts straight.
Face masks aren’t that useful
You might be seeing people wearing them, but there is limited evidence that they work.
That’s because they are generally too loose, don’t cover the eyes and can’t be worn for long periods.
Face masks need to be changed frequently (because they get sweaty), if they are to offer any real protection.
To protect yourself, the World Health Organization (WHO) says it’s more important to:
- cover your mouth and nose while sneezing, with
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