Concerning The Effectiveness Of Masks
This sign, displayed in a local food store, seems worthy of consideration:
” A Food and Drug Administration (FDA) analysis of the flu indicates
that if 50% of the population uses a mask, virus transmission would be cut in half.
If 80% of the population uses a mask, the virus would essentially be eliminated. ¹
¹ (Yang, Jin, et al. Modeling the Effectiveness of Respiratory Protective Devices in Reducing Influenza Outbreak.
Wiley Online Library, Risk Analysis, 19 September, 2018, onlinelibrary wiley.com/do/full/10 1111/nsa13181.) “
For a thorough discussion of masks, with no hype, see the following: