Wearing masks is a 'sign of respect' says University of Wollongong public health expert

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By Lisa Wachsmuth
Updated April 14 2021 - 2:23pm, first published July 21 2020 - 2:30am
Wearing a mask where social distancing is difficult - such as on public transport - is encouraged. Picture: Adam McLean

It's a sign of respect to wear a mask during a pandemic, says a Wollongong health expert, but he's not sure we should be forced to do so.

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Lisa Wachsmuth

Deputy Editor

Deputy editor and health reporter at the Illawarra Mercury, covering stories in the Wollongong, Shellharbour and Kiama local government areas. For news tips email lwachsmuth@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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