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Let’s face it, masks can make matters even worse for health workers

Skin specialists are seeing an increasing number of healthcare workers with allergies, irritations and cuts

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Frontline health-care workers are developing face blisters, acne and bruising from perpetual mask use, putting them at further risk of becoming infected with Covid-19.

With masks being a “must-have” item as a preventive measure, skin experts are seeing scores of health-care workers presenting with skin allergies, irritations and cuts.

They have warned that discomfort from these disorders is more likely to push health-care workers, already at risk, to touch their faces, increasing their chances of contracting the virus...

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