The proof is in the petri
Unconvinced about the power of masks? Take a look below.
Carolyn Tillo Published: August 16, 2020
Baptist Health put clinical and cloth masks to the test.
Aaron Odegard, a medical technologist with the Baptist Health Infectious Diagnostics team, worked with his team to perform the following daily activities, with and without a clinical and cloth mask. The illustration and side-by-side photos below demonstrate how masks help to prevent the spread of respiratory particles normally found in the body. In a person infected with COVID-19, these particles could be a "vehicle" for spreading the virus.
Odegard said his results were similar for clinical and cloth masks—both helped to stop or reduce the spread of respiratory particles.
Check out his results below: