IMPT: WHY YOU MUST WEAR A MASK IN PUBLIC – IT SLOWS THE SPREAD BIG TIME!!!

Sorry to shout in the title, but this is really important to know.

I’m going to keep this short and not rant here about something which really bugs me – people who think they can go out to the store and other indoor areas WITHOUT WEARING A MASK (aka “cloth face covering”)

A new study, with accompanying video and simulation website, shows why this is SO IMPORTANT and what doing this could accomplish.

If 80% of Americans Wore Masks, COVID-19 Would Plummet, Study Says

https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2020/05/masks-covid-19-infections-would-plummet-new-study-says

Here’s the somewhat wonky video which explains this research:

And here’s the model they show in the video. You can play around with the parameters and see the effects.

This video is about a month old now, but still very helpful:

There’s many ways to make your own “cloth face covering.” There’s also more and more great (and even fun) ones that you can purchase.

Regardless of which kind you wear – please, please, please wear one when in a close public space.

And please encourage everyone you know to wear one too.

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