Wearing A Mask Could Be Even More Important Than We Thought

Updated: 2020-08-07 08:16:05
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A woman carrying her mask walks past a sign mandating the wearing of face coverings in Palisades Park in Santa Monica on July 25.

A woman carrying her mask walks past a sign mandating the wearing of face coverings in Palisades Park in Santa Monica on July 25.

A new paper and growing observational evidence suggest that a mask could protect you from developing a serious case of COVID-19 — by cutting down on the amount of virus that takes root in your body.

Katherine Wu reported on that evidence for the New York Times.

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