While it's good that the protest got reported on, the weasel words and claims at the end of the article are amazing...
'The latest research from scientists suggests wearing face coverings can prevent you getting a more serious bout of coronavirus.
If the person wearing a covering does become infected with Covid-19 their symptoms are likely to be more mild, according to expert analysis.
Monica Gandhi, an infectious disease doctor at the University of California, San Francisco, urged people to act as if they were infected.
Even if you "feel right as rain", doing so would curb the spread of the disease, she argued.
The scientist said people wearing masks will take in fewer coronavirus particles, making it easier for their immune systems to cope.'
I found an article where Monica Gandhi makes her claims, sounds to me like anecdotal evidence spun to sound convincing...
How are they allowed to publish such misleading information?