The CDC recommendation for homemade masks has lit a firestorm among health care providers. In this episode, we give our take on the recommendation. We also break down some interesting data on disease transmission.

AS ALWAYS, READ THE PAPERS AND COME TO YOUR OWN CONCLUSION.

References

CDC. Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of Facemasks. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/ppe-strategy/face-masks.html

Doremalen, N et al. NJEM. https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMc2004973

Ong et al. JAMA. https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2762692

Pyankov. Journal of Aerosol Science. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0021850217302239?via=ihub

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