A new study indicates there is no statistically significant difference when it comes to wearing a mask or not outside the home to prevent Covid-19 spread.
According to the study, 1.8% of participants with masks got coronavirus. That compares to 2.1% of participants without masks.
A recommendation to wear a surgical mask when outside the home among others did not reduce, at conventional levels of statistical significance, incident SARS-CoV-2 infection compared with no mask recommendation. ACPJOURNALS Study
The study is from the Annals of Internal Medicine. It is titled:
"Effectiveness of Adding a Mask Recommendation to Other Public Health Measures to Prevent SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Danish Mask Wearers, A Randomized, Controlled Trial."
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