Tuesday October 20, 2020

Comment: Why 'open' discussion on masks will be shut down for some time to come

We are operating in a time of virtual warfare with an enemy within and where we need to lead rather than engage in repetitious discussions

20th September, 2020
Jennifer Zamparelli tweeted that she would be discussing the pros and cons of face masks on her 2FM programme, but the discussion never took place. Picture: Kieran Harnett

My head’s wrecked. Covid-19 is getting to me. No, I haven’t contracted it, but I feel it’s getting closer. A guy who does a bit of work in our garden got it. He’s recovered but, worryingly, is suffering longer-term side effects.

Elsewhere, a friend’s family are in self-isolation because the father in the household contracted it from his school-going daughter. I feel that any minute a ring...

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