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By Alexander Morgan
Masks have become compulsory across much of Europe
Masks have become compulsory across much of Europe   -   Copyright  Frank Augstein/Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved

In January most of us had probably never worn a face mask. Now they’re mandatory across much of Europe.

The culture shock has brought with it confusion and a torrent of misinformation on our social media feeds.

Viral posts have claimed that masks limit your oxygen supply, dangerously raise your CO2 levels, and fail to prevent the spread of the virus.

In the latest edition of Culture Clash, which you can watch below, we hear from doctors on the frontline about why these claims are false, and what the evidence really shows.

The truth about masks - Culture Clash

You now have to wear a face covering in shops if you live in the UK. But do they work? This is your guide to sorting fact from fake on face masks. #CultureClash #facemasks #debunk

Publiée par Euronews English sur Vendredi 24 juillet 2020
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