WHO Admits: No Direct Evidence Masks Prevent Viral Infection

STORY AT-A-GLANCE According to the World Health Organization’s June 5, 2020, guidance on face mask use, there’s no direct evidence that universal masking of healthy people is an effective intervention against respiratory illnesses While masks do not prevent the spread of viral infections, the WHO still makes a case for universal mask-wearing, citing benefits such as reduced stigmatization of people caring for COVID-19 patients in … Continue reading WHO Admits: No Direct Evidence Masks Prevent Viral Infection