France Encourages Use Of Transparent Masks To Help Those With Hearing Loss

Suzy Margueron (seated, center) who advocates for people with hearing loss, likes to gather with friends in Paris

Some 10% of the population is hard of hearing. The government is helping companies cover costs of making see-through masks. “It’s a protection, but it’s also a communication tool,” says an official.

(Image credit: Eleanor Beardsley/NPR)

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