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Masks and madness face off

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We must accept the word from medical scientists and that of Ms Zoomout-Zol claiming masks prevent the spread of the dreaded coronavirus.


14 Oct 2020
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Masks and madness face off

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By the same token, it appears sportspeople fall under a category not requiring masks under certain circumstances – circumstances that to my arid mind do require masks. Take rugby. Thirty players at a time roughing it, sixteen in tight scrums. Imagine heads and hands exchanging sweat, nose drops and often blood, making a deadly cocktail on which Count Dracula would thrive – and that in a compressed space. However, the guys on the bench, sitting there calm and collected, are expected to wear masks. Hey? The anomaly aside, masks provide crazy moments, naturally, at my expense. Like a visit to...

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