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14 hours ago, bmwman said:

It is - why else are people wearing  masks. 

From CDC 

The virus is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person.

  • Between people who are in close contact with one another (within about 6 feet). - 
  • Through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes.

These droplets can land in the mouths or noses of people who are nearby or possibly be inhaled into the lungs.

Masks do nothing to prevent infection in a healthy person.

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On 3/16/2020 at 11:00 AM, CI66774 said:

Masks do nothing to prevent infection in a healthy person.

Masks are worn to prevent sick people from breathing, spitting (accidentally), or sneezing on other people. This is why it is common for sick people in Asian countries like Japan to wear surgical masks.

 

If you are wearing a mask to prevent someone from sneezing on you and it getting in your mouth, you may wish to purchase full face masks to protect your eyes instead. These can be reused and come with a handy hard hat in many cases. Or just wear a motorcycle helmet which will also stop you from touching your face.

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