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Expert reaction to reported comments from Matt Hancock that face coverings will not be made mandatory in offices

28 days ago   |   By Science Media Centre

The Secretary of State for Health of the UK, Matt Hancock, said this morning on BBC Radio 4 Today that face coverings will not be made mandatory in offices.
Prof Rowland Kao, Sir Timothy O'Shea Professor of Veterinary Epidemiology and Data Science, University of Edinburgh, said:
“An important point about the difference between offices and shops is that, while offices may in fact be higher risk to particular individuals, they are less likely to expose a large number of people to COVID-19 than interactions in shops or public spaces - while this will be workplace dependent of course, they...
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