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A doctor in Missouri has made a video simulating what a patient dying from Covid-19 might see – in a bid to urge people to wear face masks. Dr Kenneth Remy told the BBC that “wearing a mask is not as uncomfortable as having a piece of plastic put into your airway”. He said he felt compelled to create the video after noticing the impact of a patient’s death on his team.BBC News YouTube Channel
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