The Conversation: Why wear face masks in public? Here’s what the research shows

The universal use of mouth and nose covering with masks is a low-risk intervention that can only assist in reducing the spread of this terrible illness. If everyone wears a mask, individuals protect one another, reducing overall community transmission. It could even remind people not to touch their faces after touching potentially contaminated surfaces. Article link: https://theconversation.com/why-wear-face-masks-in-public-heres-what-the-research-shows-135623