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Amazon has launched a dedicated face mask store, designed to help customers find and buy the most suitable face mask more easily. It looks slick, but when we looked into the listings we uncovered some worrying issues.
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Find out what the latest UK advice is on wearing face masks or coverings and the key information you need to know about using one safely.