Indians wearing face masks as a precaution against the coronavirus walk in a market in Jammu. India is the world's second most affected country after the United States. Photo: AP Indians wearing face masks as a precaution against the coronavirus walk in a market in Jammu. India is the world's second most affected country after the United States. Photo: AP
Indians wearing face masks as a precaution against the coronavirus walk in a market in Jammu. India is the world's second most affected country after the United States. Photo: AP

‘To hell with this corona’: the mask slips for India’s Covid-19 sceptics

  • Meet India’s anti-maskers, a broad church of Covid-19 deniers, conspiracy theorists and even doctors that spans the country
  • New study finds a little less than half of Indians wear masks in public, even as experts warn a spike in infections looms for the festival season

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Indians wearing face masks as a precaution against the coronavirus walk in a market in Jammu. India is the world's second most affected country after the United States. Photo: AP Indians wearing face masks as a precaution against the coronavirus walk in a market in Jammu. India is the world's second most affected country after the United States. Photo: AP
Indians wearing face masks as a precaution against the coronavirus walk in a market in Jammu. India is the world's second most affected country after the United States. Photo: AP
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