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In the Netherlands, the calls for making the wearing of face masks in public places mandatory are becoming increasingly louder. Especially now that a study carried out by UMC Utrecht (the medical university of Utrecht) and Utrecht University shows that measures such as washing hands, wearing face masks and keeping socially distanced do work in preventing corona infections.

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Author profile picture Arnoud Cornelissen has for many years been writing about science and technology in, among others, various Dutch newspapers.