The Truth About Face Masks

The Truth About Face Masks


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To mask or not to mask? Examining scientific data, The New American fact-checks whether or not face coverings or masks are effective at stopping the spread of COVID-19 virus particles.


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Other sources:
“CDC — About face coverings”“Masks Don’t Work: A Review of Science Relevant to COVID-19 Social Policy”,-PhD


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