Masks and Distancing: Why Two Interventions Are Better Than One

Masks and Distancing: Why Two Interventions Are Better Than One

Share on Pinterest New research highlights that wearing face masks combined with physical distancing is more effective at slowing the spread of COVID-19 than either intervention alone. Solskin / Getty Images Studies show that mask wearing and social distancing can help slow the spread of COVID-19. A network model can look at how individuals interact with each other to spread the disease. How a network model helped them study the problem The study authors chose to use a network model approach to study the problem. Porfiri said that with this type of modeling, it’s easy to include both drug and non-drug interventions, such as masks and physical distancing.

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