Dr Claudia Pagliari comments on UK politicians' use of face masks in this BBC News article published on July 11th. 

Period11 Jul 2020

Media contributions


Media contributions

  • TitleCoronavirus: Why aren't more politicians wearing face masks?
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletBBC News
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Description"When Chancellor Rishi Sunak served up katsu curries to customers in Wagamama this week, he had his customer service skills down to a tee - the smile, the small talk and even the diplomatic prowess to settle confusion over an order. But one thing was missing - there wasn't a mask in sight...."

    In this article by BBC News correspondent Hazel Shearing, Dr Claudia Pagliari and Prof Melinda Mills give their thoughts on inconsistent mask-wearing by politicians during the coronavirus crisis and the mixed messages it gives to the public.
    Producer/AuthorHazel Shearing
    PersonsClaudia Pagliari


  • Covid-19
  • Coronavirus
  • Face masks
  • Politics
  • Public Health
  • Health Communication
  • Economy