Danie Toerien
2 minute read
11 May 2021
5:30 am

Mind your Covid-19 mask manners

Danie Toerien

I, for one, believe that a mask falls in the same clothing category as underwear.

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We have to be honest and admit we’ll probably be wearing masks for the rest of our days. I just don’t see the world’s health experts waking up next Wednesday and unanimously declaring that masks are no longer needed. On the contrary, I expect the rules around masks to become stricter, with legislation governing, for example, the type of material allowed. Hopefully, there will also be a ban on disposable masks sooner rather than later, considering the environmental crisis the billions of discarded masks can unleash. So, if we are going to live with masks, I think it’s time we...