Masks-for-all for COVID-19 Not Based on Sound Data

Dr. Brosseau is a national expert on respiratory protection and infectious diseases and professor (retired), University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Sietsema is also an expert on respiratory protection and an assistant professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago. _____________________________________ Editor’s Note: The authors added the following statement on Jul 16. The authors and CIDRAP have received requests in recent weeks to remove this article from the CIDRAP website. Reasons have included: (1) we don’t truly know that cloth masks (face coverings) are not effective, since the data are so limited, (2) wearing a cloth mask or face covering is better than doing … Continue reading Masks-for-all for COVID-19 Not Based on Sound Data