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Coronavirus masks: What’s the latest evidence?

We analyzed over 80 studies to help answer your mask questions: efficacy of different types, storage, downsides, and more.

Masks are most efficacious when worn by the infected, but some of them can also help when worn by the healthy. Home mask disinfection may be dangerous if done wrong, but there’s some evidence developing for disinfection in a clinical setting.

Our evidence-based analysis on coronavirus masks: what’s the latest evidence? features 89 unique references to scientific papers.

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