15 aprilie 2021

Study: States with high mask-wearing saw lower COVID-19 infection rates in 2020

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April 14 (UPI) -- States that required residents to wear masks in public spaces during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic last year saw lower infection rates than those without mandates, a study published Wednesday by PLOS ONE found.None of the eight states that reported rates of compliance with mask mandates of 75% or higher during summer and early fall 2020 experienced high numbers of infections through the end of October, the data showed.AdvertisementConversely, 14 of 15 states that did not [...]