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Posted In: by Ben Jones, 16th November 2020

Wearing a facemask in public has now become a way of life. The science is undeniable that wearing a mask reduces the spread/infection of Corona, but are facemasks discriminating against the hard of hearing?

Long story short – Yes. What some might not realise is that people who are deaf or struggle with their hearing, rely on being able to read a persons lips to communicate. So as you can imagine, sticking a piece of cloth in front of your mouth makes this quite tricky.

Well there’s good news – because of this growing issue, there are now hundreds (if not thousands) of transparent facemasks available to allow everyone to be able to communicate fully regardless of the pandemic. You can find them on Etsy, Depop, pretty much everywhere but here’s a handy list for you to take your pick.

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