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Why Masks Work BETTER Than You'd Think

This video is about how masks (whether surgical, or N95, or cloth) are counterintuitive and actually work much better epidemiologically than one might expect. Masks do double-duty, and the fraction of interactions with masks is much higher than the fraction of people wearing masks, so partially adopted, partially effective masks are able to reduce the basic reproduction number surprisingly well.

youtube.com/watch?v=Y47t9qLc9I

@stux
On the theoretical base, that they help at all.
And we find, that in spite of all theories, infection number are much higher than expected, so the transmission found its workarounds...

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