World needs to rethink how it motivates mask-wearing

CATEGORY: Media and COVID-19
DATE: 22 December 2020
AUTHOR: Maverick Citizen

As a second wave of coronavirus infections hits South Africa, psychologist Garret Barnwell argues that the country needs to find different and creative ways to talk to people about wearing masks.

In the Covid-19 democracy survey, conducted by the University of Johannesburg and the Human Sciences Research Council between April and September, people were asked whether, and how regularly, they wore a face mask when leaving their homes.

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