- Apr 2, 2017
Masks are most definitely not useless.Covid-19 : The Rules
2. Masks are useless, but maybe you have to wear one, it can save you, it is useless, but maybe it is mandatory as well.
So what's the point in medical personnel who presumably do NOT have the virus wearing a mask then?Masks are most definitely not useless.
What people don't understand is the fact that it doesn't protect the wearer, but those they are in contact with - i.e. it helps prevent the wearer from transmitting disease through spit, cough or sneezing etc.
Indeed, masks are probably what helped the likes of South Korea keep their numbers down.
I'd hazard a guess and say if there wasn't a shortage of masks, they would be mandatory.
Same goes for gloves.
Up to 25% of people with the virus show no symptoms.So what's the point in medical personnel who presumably do NOT have the virus wearing a mask then?
Conventional diagnostic tests for the novel coronavirus may give false-negative results about 30% of the time