A decent study on surgical mask effectiveness

They screened through a few thousand people to find 246 people who had viruses, then did a randomized controlled test of surgical masks. “Surgical face masks significantly reduced detection of influenza virus RNA in respiratory droplets and coronavirus RNA in aerosols, with a trend toward reduced detection of coronavirus RNA in respiratory droplets. Our results indicate that surgical face masks could prevent transmission of human coronaviruses and influenza viruses from symptomatic individuals.” learn more

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *