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A member of Charles de Gaulle airport personnel wears a protective face mask and visor. (Photo by IAN LANGSDON/EPA POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

A member of Charles de Gaulle airport personnel wears a protective face mask and visor. (Photo by IAN LANGSDON/EPA POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Ayumi Saito holds her 3 day old son Kengo as he wears a face visor to protect against Covid-19 coronavirus at Ys Ladies Clinic. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)

Ayumi Saito holds her 3 day old son Kengo as he wears a face visor to protect against Covid-19 coronavirus at Ys Ladies Clinic. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)

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A member of Charles de Gaulle airport personnel wears a protective face mask and visor. (Photo by IAN LANGSDON/EPA POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

All your questions about face masks answered.

Why are face masks set to become an even more common sight from today?

There's a growing consensus that covering our mouths and noses could be an important weapon in our battle against Covid-19.


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