The British Medical Journal’s executive editor, Kamran Abbasi, pens a commentary about DANMASK-19, the first trial of mask use during COVID-19 and its controversial “negative” results. Abbasi claims that disagreement among experts, especially about interpretation of a study, is a common occurrence and “the usual business of science,” but the influence of social media has […]
This randomized controlled trial was to assess whether recommending surgical mask use outside the home reduces wearers’ risk for SARS-CoV-2 infection in a setting where masks were uncommon and not among recommended public health measures. The results from the study were published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
In this Cleveland Clinic article, an internal medicine specialist discusses the different levels of COVID-19 infection risk in delivery, patio dining, and delivery for those that want food from a restaurant. The basics are covered, including wearing a mask to protect your server, but the article also discusses the attention that should be paid to […]