Unscrupulous pharmacists are reported to be making a killing, cashing in on citizens's fears, selling masks at many times their price.
Even though the masks offer protection only for a couple of hours, one can spot many residents of these western Indian cities covering their faces thus.
On Friday morning, a reader discovered she was not the only passenger sporting a mask at Mumbai airport. Her photograph reveals other passengers covering their faces too as they queue up to board a flight.
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