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Why masks work

Yet another American study found that in places where people wear masks more, the rate of COVID-19 goes down.

In this multi-state study, states where statewide mask mandates were put in place, there was a consequent significant decline in weekly COVID-19 hospitalization rates for adults aged 18–64 years which kicked in roughly 3 weeks after the mandate was implemented.

That decline in hospitalization growth rates 3 weeks after more masking is consistent with the incubation period of SARS-CoV-2.

Not sure if this will convince any COVID-19 deniers – even God in a mask wouldn’t convince the great majority of them – but it should reinforce the message to people with functioning brain cells that it’s important to wear masks until this pandemic fades.