image credit: Pixabay

Wearing A Face Mask At Home Could Curb Covid-19 Transmission By 79%

May 28, 2020

Via: Forbes

Whether to wear a mask or not for coronavirus protection is widely debated these days. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its guidelines in April calling for the use of cloth face masks in public settings (such as grocery stores and pharmacies) where social distancing measures are difficult to maintain.

But what about wearing a face mask inside your own home?

Before you dismiss the suggestion, consider this new research published in BMJ Global Health that says wearing masks at home is 79% effective at preventing spread among family members.

Read More on Forbes