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Resources on Wearing Masks

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TIME Magazine

"COVID-19 Is Transmitted Through Aerosols. We Have Enough Evidence, Now It Is Time to Act"

Findings:

» "The evidence overwhelmingly supports aerosol transmission, and there are no strong arguments against it"

» "Rigorous studies (show) that when individuals talk in close proximity, aerosols dominate transmission and droplets are nearly negligible"

» "Masks are essential, even when we are able to maintain social distance"

» "Be careful to not stand behind someone with a poorly fitting mask, as the curvature of an ill-fitting mask can cause aerosols to travel behind the person wearing it"

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CDC

"How to Wash Masks"

Findings:

» "To machine wash: Use regular laundry detergent and the warmest appropriate water setting for the cloth used to make the mask"

» "Make sure to completely dry mask after washing"

» Dryer: Use the highest heat setting and leave in the dryer until completely dry"

» "Air dry: Lay flat and allow to completely dry. If possible, place the mask in direct sunlight"

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Vox

"The growing scientific evidence for masks to fight Covid-19, explained"

Findings:

» "Masks significantly slow community transmission"

» "In countries where mask-use is widespread like South Korea and Japan, transmission has been reduced"

» "Even with a mask, everyone should still take precautions; keep 6 feet from others, and avoid large gatherings"

» "Masks also may encourage behavioral changes; people may be reminded to socially distance"

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