Poor disposal turns masks a menace

Face masks

A number of mysteries still surround the spread of the disease that has killed nearly 2.7 million people worldwide.

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What you need to know:

  • Globally, we use 129 billion face masks per month.

Face masks have become part and parcel of our daily lives as a protective gear against Covid-19.  A lot is emphasised on how to put them on, but not how to properly dispose them for they are an infectious waste that could lead to more harm in other peoples’ lives.

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