CNBC: Wearing a mask can significantly reduce coronavirus transmission, study on hamsters claims

CNBC: Wearing a mask can significantly reduce coronavirus transmission, study on hamsters claims. “As the debate over the effectiveness of wearing masks during a pandemic continues, a new study gives weight to arguments by medical professionals and government leaders that wearing a mask does indeed reduce virus transmission — and dramatically so. Experiments by a team in Hong Kong found that the coronavirus’ transmission rate via respiratory droplets or airborne particles dropped by as much as 75% when surgical masks were used.”