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Image caption Kelly Morellon (right) and her mother Sylvie have designed a face mask with a transparent window. It's now part of daily life now for many of us - struggling to work out what someone in a supermarket or at work is saying when they're wearing a face mask. But for people who are deaf or have hearing loss, masks can prevent them understanding anything at all. "You might as well be speaking in French," says Fizz Izagaren, a paediatric doctor in the UK who has been profoundly deaf since the age of two. "I can hear one or two words but it's random, it makes no sense… When someone is wearing a face mask I've lost the ability to lip read and I've lost facial expressions - I have lost the key things that make a sentence." Full story

25 May

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