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Sculptor
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Re: Breaking Not News !! UK version (Coronavirus related)

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Dontaskme wrote: Wed Jul 22, 2020 4:18 pm Face shields worn by hairdressers and salon workers DON'T protect against Covid-19 but masks DO, Swiss health officials say.
An outbreak of 'several' coronavirus cases at a hotel in Switzerland revealed those who only worse plastic visors were infected. But people who wore a mask did not catch the coronavirus.
Actually face shields and masks do offer protection. Best worn together since the mask does not protect against infection through the eyes. Having the shield also discourages face touching.

It's all about using them prepoerly.
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Re: Breaking Not News !! UK version (Coronavirus related)

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Sculptor wrote: Wed Jul 22, 2020 12:34 pm
Dontaskme wrote: Wed Jul 22, 2020 12:22 pm Microplastics and man-made fibres from disposable face masks are found in the guts of sharks that live near the seabed off the Cornish coast.
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You should take a look at your teabags mate.
Thanks for the heads-up. I'd missed this one. No more teabags in this household.
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