Mask wearing made COVID death rates 100 times lower than projected

“We looked at the data from 198 countries around the world, and we looked at mortality from coronavirus,” says lead author Christopher Leffler, a physician and professor at Virginia Commonwealth University. “What we found is that the countries that introduced masks quickly—that is, before the outbreak had much of a chance to spread within their country—had a much lower mortality.”

Publisher: Fast Company | Author: Adele Peters

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face masks and mortality data
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2020-06-24 (Modified: 2021-09-20)

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