Face Masks: The Key to Flattening the Curve for COVID-19 [Infographic]
Too Long; Didn't Read The WHO recommends wearing a face mask if you are caring for a person suspected of having COVID-19 or you yourself are sneezing, coughing, or sick. The WHO also stresses that face masks are only effective if you use them properly. The CDC advises wearing a mask in a public setting where social distancing is impractical or in areas where transmission can easily happen. Wearing a mask and frequently washing your hands can lead to a 50% drop-off in infection rates for the flu.