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Is The Mask Penalty Too Harsh?

Azrul Mohd Khalib, CEO, Galen Centre for Health & Social Policy

18-Aug-20 14:30

Is The Mask Penalty Too Harsh?

When you threw away your used face mask, would you have imagined that a homeless senior citizen could be digging through a pile of rubbish to retrieve it because he can’t afford one? We discuss whether the law mandating the use of face masks is too harsh and disproportionately burdens those who are underprivileged and vulnerable

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Produced by: Tee Shiao Eek

Presented by: Juliet Jacobs & Tee Shiao Eek


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