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A new study makes it clear: after universal masking was implemented at Mass General Brigham, the rate of COVID-19 infection among health care workers dropped significantly. "For those who have been waiting for data before adopting the practice, this paper makes it clear: Masks work."

Even as cases rose in Massachusetts, the rate of positive tests among employees went down significantly after all were required to wear surgical masks Boston, MA — In March of 2020, Mass General Brigham implemented a new policy: everyone working at the hospitals would be required to wear a surgical mask. At the time, the concept…

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What Makes Bars and Restaurants Potential Covid-19 Hot Spots

What Makes Bars and Restaurants Potential Covid-19 Hot Spots

Public-health experts and government officials say they are worried bars and restaurants are playing a significant role in increasing Covid-19 case counts across parts of the U.S. These spaces pose particular challenges for transmission control because of both human behavior and the way the coronavirus spreads most efficiently—indoors through...

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Google makes it easier to find COVID-19 travel advisories

Google makes it easier to find COVID-19 travel advisories

When you search for flights, hotels or things to do, you'll soon see travel advisories or restrictions for your destination. This info will appear on the search results page, at the top of google.com/travel and in Google Maps when you search for hotels. When possible, Google will also link to relevant information from your country's…

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