Masks Work: 66% Less Chance Of Catching COVID-19, Study Finds
View Source | December 24, 2022 9:47 am
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- Now, three years into the pandemic, evidence around masks and our experience using them has grown enormously.
- Laboratory studies and outbreak investigations have shown that masks lower the amount of virus that enters the air and reduce the quantity of viruses that enter our airways when we breathe.
- Recent studies have shown that wearing a surgical mask in an indoor public setting reduces the odds of testing positive for COVID-19 by 66%, and wearing an N95/KN95 type of mask lowers the odds of testing positive by 83%.
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