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CDC Study Finds Wearing Masks Increases Risk of COVID-19 Infection

A study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has found that masks or cloth face coverings do little to prevent someone from contracting the novel coronavirus.

In surveying 154 patients who tested positive for the coronavirus, in the previous 14 days before their illness began, 71% reported using either a cloth face covering or a mask “always.” Another 14 % said the wore masks “often,” which adds up to 85%.

Only 4% of respondents said they never wore facemasks, and another 4% said they rarely did. Read More >

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