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14.25 10 Jun 2020


The widespread use of face masks keeps the coronavirus reproduction number below 1.0, and prevents further waves when combined with lockdowns, new research has suggested. Then, why are so few people wearing face masks in public? And, is it time the Government pushed to make them mandatory? Ciara chats to Sam McConkey, Infectious disease specialist with the RCSI University of Medicine and health Sciences and hears from listeners 

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