Dr Kerryn Phelps calls for 'mass masking' of Aussies to stop COVID-19

There is growing international evidence that even home-made cloth masks are effective, she says.

Doctors and scientists around the world are demanding the public wear face masks — including home-made versions using t-shirts with panty liners for extra filtration — to prevent a second wave of COVID-19 infections.

Dr Kerryn Phelps.

The mask debate has been a vexed issue since the very beginning of the pandemic, with public health officials in Australia initially warning they were of little