SA health authority reviewing stance on masks for Covid-19
National Institute for Communicable Diseases joins a growing number of health authorities considering greater role for masks to reduce the spread of Covid-19
The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) is reviewing its stance on discouraging members of the public from using masks to reduce the spread of Covid-19, it emerged on Thursday.
The World Health Organisation and the NICD, a government body that provides research and advice on infectious diseases, have until now consistently said that ordinary people do not need to wear masks unless they are sick or caring for someone who is...
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