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Masking reality

A look beyond conflicting information and internet rumors that have plagued mask wearing guidance

Since the start of the pandemic, messaging about mask-wearing has changed considerably.

Early on, the World Health Organization suggested that wearing a mask wasn't necessary, but changed that stance in June. Many sources originally claimed that masks only benefited non-wearers, while new studies have provided research that wearing a mask may actually help protect the wearer as well as others.



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