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This very short 2 minute video demonstrates why masks can slow the pandemic and save many lives. They stop the spread of most particles causing respiratory and related diseases.

They are cheap and simple to use. Yet very few people in the West are using them. Why?

We just don’t have that custom. East Asia does. Countries like South Korea and Taiwan have stemmed the pandemic. Let’s copy their culture and save lives. Even Donald Trump now agrees with that message: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-53258792

See also The Science is Simple

This post is part of a VOX series on the Coronavirus pandemic:

Royal Society Report on masks

To mask or not to mask?

Why do walk toward danger?

Approaching the hour of darkness

A Blind Strategy on Covid-19?

Nipping an epidemic in the bud

Reminder: to support the Vaccine Project in Oxford University: https://www.development.ox.ac.uk/make-a-gift/coronavirus-research-fund

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