The masks could help stop the coronavirus. So why are they still controversial?


As countries begin to reopen their economies, face masks, an essential tool to curb the spread of the coronavirus, are struggling to gain acceptance in the West. One culprit: governments and their scientific advisers.

Researchers and politicians who advocate simple cloth or paper masks as cheap and effective protection against the spread of Covid-19 say early cacophony in official advice on its use, as well as deeper cultural factors, has hampered general adoption of the masks.

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