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Don't Believe the Hype: Face Masks Do Protect Against COVID-19

Coronavirus misinformation continues to spread, this time involving a study some claim proves mask-wearing offers little protection. Scientists are pushing back, saying the results have been misinterpreted and yes, face masks DO help stop the spread of COVID-19. The researchers behind the study have even refuted the claim. Multiple others studies have also found face coverings offer protection against the virus.

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Don't Believe the Hype: Face Masks Do Protect Against COVID-19
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    Masks are effective but here's how a study from a respected group was misinterpreted to say they weren't

    Masks are effective but here's how a study from a respected group was misinterpreted to say they weren't

    "It's not a study of the mask but of intervention to get people to wear a mask." Recently, a review from the Cochrane Library set off a firestorm …

    The new scientific review on masks and Covid isn’t what you think

    The new scientific review on masks and Covid isn’t what you think

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    Here’s a seemingly simple question with a deeply unsimple answer: Do the masks that so many of us spent more than two years wearing actually prevent the spread of Covid-19? There have been dozens of studies trying to answer that question, and often they point in different directions, or are too …

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