Distancing and masks cut COVID-19 risk, says largest review of evidence
Tuesday, 2 June 2020 Keeping at least one metre apart and wearing face masks and eye protection are the best ways to cut the risk of COVID-19 infection, according to the largest review to date of studies on coronavirus disease transmission.
Keeping two meters away from others, wearing face masks and eye protection prevent the spread of coronavirus. Used alone and none of these measures offer complete protection. They must be used together with hand hygiene. The social distancing of two meters lowers the risk of infection to 2.6%,...
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