Wearing a Mask May Reduce How Sick You Get from COVID-19

Wearing a Mask May Reduce How Sick You Get from COVID-19

Getty Images It has been thought that mask wearing mainly benefits the people around you. Wearing a mask may reduce the amount of virus that gets through to the wearer. Up until now, scientists have thought that the main benefit of wearing a mask is to protect other people. Now, however, some are beginning to speculate that mask wearing may provide a form of protection for the wearer as well. In fact, mask wearing may be one reason we have seen so many cases of mild and asymptomatic illness.

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