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Top story: Sky News - It is a mistake to call mask-wearing a restriction, it is an effective measure to protect yourself and others. 

Location: UK
Published: Friday 21 January 2022
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It is a mistake to call mask-wearing a restriction, it is an effective measure to protect yourself and others, says BMA council chair

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I think there is a real mistake when we talk about mask-wearing as a restriction. It's not a restriction. It doesn't stop people from boarding a train, it doesn't stop people from going to work. What it does do is allow us to protect each other.

Dr Chaand Nagpaul, BMA council chair

Main coverage

Friday 21 January

  • The i – The removal of all Covid restrictions in England risks creating a false sense of security, says BMA

  • The BMJ – The Government’s decision to end Plan B is not guided by the data, warns BMA

  • The Scotsman – Scotland’s Deputy First Minister cites the BMA’s concerns over Covid restrictions ending in England

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