We Can't Afford to Wait for COVID-19 Vaccines To Be Rolled Out. Here’s What We Can Do to Curb the Virus Now

We Can't Afford to Wait for COVID-19 Vaccines To Be Rolled Out. Here’s What We Can Do to Curb the Virus Now

First, they prevent infected people from spreading the virus to others (masks act as “source control”). So, we need to urgently get these more effective “high-filtration” masks to all Americans. We can learn from the remarkable success of South Korea and Singapore, where governments early on manufactured and distributed high-filtration masks (e.g. I was one of over 50 U.S. public health experts who signed a Dec. 15 open letter to the federal government, led by Dr. Michael Mina at the Harvard T.H. The toll will keep rising unless we start treating COVID-19 as a national emergency that warrants aggressive public health actions.

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