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Europe mandates better masks.

We should be doing this as well, but fuck knows how we can manage that. Medical-grade masks are expensive and hard to find, and the internet is rife with fakes.

🔗 CNN: European countries mandate medical-grade masks over homemade cloth face coverings

Confronting new, more transmissible variants of the coronavirus and a winter spike in infections, a number of European countries are beginning to make medical-grade face masks mandatory in the hope that they can slow the spread of the disease.