A team from the University of California Davis Children’s Hospital has found that covering the nose and mouth decreased the risk of COVID-19 infection by 65 percent. Previously, researchers believed that mask-wearing was only beneficial to prevent transmission of the virus to others. But, as more studies have found, the piece of cloth doesn’t just stop a sick person from spreading the virus, but also protects healthy people from falling ill.
… Speaking of face masks, here’s a simple hack to make your basic paper mask even better at keeping your breathe particles in and outside particles out.
And for those saying masks cause oxygen deficiency, there’s this