People wearing face masks queue outside a shop amid the coronavirus pandemic in New York earlier this year. Photo: Xinhua People wearing face masks queue outside a shop amid the coronavirus pandemic in New York earlier this year. Photo: Xinhua
People wearing face masks queue outside a shop amid the coronavirus pandemic in New York earlier this year. Photo: Xinhua

Masks do protect wearers from Covid-19 after all, US CDC finally admits

  • The US national health agency initially said masks don’t safeguard the general public and are needed only by health care workers
  • It has now caught up with the mounting science that shows masks do indeed protect wearers by filtering out any incoming airborne droplets

Topic |   Coronavirus US
People wearing face masks queue outside a shop amid the coronavirus pandemic in New York earlier this year. Photo: Xinhua People wearing face masks queue outside a shop amid the coronavirus pandemic in New York earlier this year. Photo: Xinhua
People wearing face masks queue outside a shop amid the coronavirus pandemic in New York earlier this year. Photo: Xinhua
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