We Must Break These MYTHS About Masks To Maximize Prevention From Covid 19

There are a lot myths about masks that are floating around and putting people in danger of getting infected by Covid 19.

Daniel Ellman shares in his article “4 Mask Myths That Put You at Risk”:

So why have myths about masks still permeated society in the face of COVID-19? Amanda Valyko, M.P.H., the director of infection prevention and epidemiology at Michigan Medicine, says there may be a scientific element to the uncertainty.

“As we learn more about the virus and how it is spread, recommendations have changed,” Valyko says. “That may have been the basis for distrust in what people are hearing from experts.”

To help debunk any circulating face mask myths once and for all, Valyko weighs in with the scientific truth behind each.

Read full report here.

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