Local_NG_Idiot wrote:13th Man wrote:Local_NG_Idiot wrote:BTW, for those who actually are interested in summary contents of that article:
This is the conclusion from the very article in which you've cited:
A protective mask may reduce the likelihood of infection, but it will not eliminate the risk, particularly when a disease has more than 1 route of transmission. Thus any mask, no matter how efficient at filtration or how good the seal, will have minimal effect if it is not used in conjunction with other preventative measures, such as isolation of infected cases, immunization, good respiratory etiquette, and regular hand hygiene. An improvised face mask should be viewed as the last possible alternative if a supply of commercial face masks is not available, irrespective of the disease against which it may be required for protection. Improvised homemade face masks may be used to help protect those who could potentially, for example, be at occupational risk from close or frequent contact with symptomatic patients. However, these masks would provide the wearers little protection from microorganisms from others persons who are infected with respiratory diseases. As a result, we would not recommend the use of homemade face masks as a method of reducing transmission of infection from aerosols.
you really fail at literacy don't you.
that 2 line conclusion that you bolded is with regards to PROTECTING THE **** WEARER. For the 100th time, cloth masks have been proven to PROTECT THE PEOPLE AROUND THE WEARER.However, these masks would provide the wearers little protection from microorganisms from others persons who are infected with respiratory diseases. As a result, we would not recommend the use of homemade face masks as a method of reducing transmission of infection from aerosols.
The portion of that study that I cited was with regards to their 'cough box'. It's called reading, try it sometime.
Continue to cherry pick studies that have little to do with Covid. Even your own article cites that cloth masks are not recommended lol.