Factbox: What the WHO recommends on face masks

Credit: Reuters- Published on June 5, 2020
The World Health Organization (WHO) updated its guidance on Friday to recommend that governments ask people wear fabric face masks in public places to curb the spread of the pandemic COVID-19 disease caused by the new coronavirus.

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Published on June 6, 2020 -  02:10
Wear face masks, says WHO in change of stance
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has changed its advice on face masks, saying they should be worn in public to help stop the spread of coronavirus. The global body said new information showed they could provide "a barrier for potentially infectious droplets".

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