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:
Approaching the hour of darkness
Nipping an epidemic in the bud
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