Does my face mask help my spring allergies?

Keys, phone, wallet and...face mask. Over the last year, we've all become accustomed to popping on our face coverings whenever we enter shops, public transport, bars and restaurants. All of us know that masks stop the spread of coronavirus, but it’s been proven that face masks could be doing extra leg work for the 16 million people living with spring allergies in the UK.

A recent study shows that many allergy sufferers noticed a significant decrease in their symptoms when wearing masks at the beginning of the pandemic. Proving that a face mask is a useful tool for people who have allergies to airborne particles like pollen.