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Wearing masks for Covid cut asthma, allergies by 65% – MENAFN.COM

Jerusalem, May 3 (IANS) The widespread…

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(MENAFN – IANS)
Jerusalem, May 3 (IANS) The widespread use of face masks outdoors during the Covid-19 pandemic has led to 65 per cent reduction in serious asthma cases that required hospitalisation, according to a study.
Face masks also helped decrease the spread of viruses such as the flu in the past year, researchers from Israel’s Sheba Medical Centre were quoted as saying by Times of Israel.
By wearing masks, people are also less likely to suffer from seasonal allergies, as face coverings prevent…

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