”, wearing a mask over the mouth and nose is now validated by a large part of the scientific community as an effective measure to reduce the risk of transmitting Sars-CoV-2.
The government, which said in March, when French stocks did not even allow the needs of caregivers to be met, that the effectiveness of the mask was not substantiated, adopted a 180 ° turn on the issue.
In France, it is now imposed, among other things, in closed public places (business, schools, restaurants, means of transport, etc.) and in the streets and parks of a growing number of towns and cities.
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Today, some researchers attribute an additional virtue to the mask.
One of the theories is that the mask decreases the amount of virus that I can receive
, explained Thursday Professor Philippe Juvin, head of the emergency department of the Georges-Pompidou Hospital (Paris) on France Inter.
I will receive a
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