Covid-19: Face Shield or Face Mask?

Since the outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic, World Health Organisation, W.H.O, recommended the use of face mask or shield to curb the spread of the disease.

Also, the Presidential Task Force on Covid-19, on April 27th mandated the use of face masks or covering in public places in view of the ways in which the virus is being transmitted from one person to the other.

However, there is a contrary directive from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC on the use of face shield.

To this end, most Nigerians are confused on whether to use nose mask or face shield or the combination of the two apparatus to combat the spread of the virus.

Our health correspondent, captured opinions of stakeholders on the use of face shield and nose mask.

Titilayo Kupoliyi

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