Does My Mask Protect Me if Nobody Else Is Wearing One?

4/21/2022 11:16:03 AM

The New York Times -- In a modeling study published in December 2021, researchers, including Illinois CS professor Sheldon H. Jacobson, found that passengers sitting in the same row or one row away from someone who had Covid-19 still had a high risk of being infected through direct respiratory droplets. Wearing a mask reduced the risk of infection by 54 percent.

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