Cloth masks may prevent transmission of COVID-19: an evidence-based, risk-based approach

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As the COVID-19 pandemic progressed across the world, governments, international agencies, policymakers, and public health officials began recommending widespread use of nonmedical cloth masks to reduce the transmission of SARS-CoV-2. The authors of this article suggest that there is convincing evidence to support this recommendation.

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Volume 173
Issue number 6
Pages 489-491
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