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SINGAPORE - In a "utopian situation" with an infinite supply of masks, everyone wearing one regardless of their health status will help contain the coronavirus swiftly. But as this is not possible, and given the Covid-19 outbreak is a "marathon", healthy people under the age of 60 should not wear masks on a daily basis, infectious diseases expert Leong Hoe Nam told The Straits Times on Wednesday (April 1). The day before, The New York Times reported that the United States' Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) was reviewing its guidelines on who should wear masks . On Monday, Austria made the wearing of masks in supermarkets mandatory in a bid to stem the spread of the virus. T... Full story

1 April