We had been told by various sources WHO committee reviewing the evidence had not backed masks but they recommended them due to political lobbying. This point was put to WHO who did not deny

We said some people think we should not wait for RCTs before putting policies in place
Trish is right we did not use all her interview. I did not use the part where she said lifting masks to eat/feed kids, putting them in pocket, wearing them around neck etc wasn’t a problem. I wasn't clear where evidence is for that and what infection control message it sends
I am muting this conversation because the hostility towards any discussion is rather unpleasant
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