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Expert reaction to review of optimal physical distancing, face masks, and eye protection to prevent spread of COVID-19

1 month ago   |   By Science Media Centre

A study, published in The Lancet, looked at ptimal physical distancing, face masks, and eye protection to prevent spread of COVID-19.
Dr Simon Clarke, Associate Professor in Cellular Microbiology, University of Reading, said:
“This review of previously published research shows that many of the ways we've been advised to protect others and ourselves against Covid-19 have some evidence to support their usefulness.
“However the authors note that the certainty of the evidence is low and other measures, like physical distancing, are by far the most effective at reducing spread of coronavirus...
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