Institute of Epidemiology & Health Care


Is timing of mandatory facemasks on transport significant?

22 June 2020

With UK Government plans to require all commuters to wear facemasks on public transport from 15 June, Professor Robert West (Behavioural Science& Health) answers questions on the science of droplets, human behaviour and why the UK’s strategy differs from other European countries.

Man in face mask

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