Danish Mask Study

“Effectiveness of Adding a Mask Recommendation to Other Public Health Measures to Prevent SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Danish Mask Wearers”

Download on IPFS: https://tinyurl.com/danish-mask-study1151

See original at: https://www.acpjournals.org/doi/10.7326/M20-6817

“Background: Observational evidence suggests that mask
wearing mitigates transmission of severe acute respiratory
syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). It is uncertain if this
observed association arises through protection of uninfected
wearers (protective effect), via reduced transmission from
infected mask wearers (source control), or both.

Objective: To assess whether recommending surgical mask
use outside the home reduces wearers’ risk for SARS-CoV-2
infection in a setting where masks were uncommon and not
among recommended public health measures.”

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