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Today’s Infectious Disease News (5/6/22)

Research Shows Well-Fitting Masks Play Key Role in Preventing Spread of COVID-19

Research shows the risk of getting infected with COVID-19 is much higher from breathing in the virus than through touching surfaces. A new study shows people face 1,000 times more likely to contract COVID-19 from the air they breathe than from the surfaces they touch. Wearing an N95 or KN95 mask is still one of the best ways to protect yourself against COVID-19.

Full Story: HealthDay

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