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Did Masks Work? — The 1918 Flu Pandemic and the Meaning of Layered Interventions  

written by pburnett. added 10 months ago by @icyflame ARCHIVES

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This was not simply a question of “mask or no mask,” but of design, construction, supply, and use. The wearer needed to use a well-designed mask properly, and change masks frequently. Therefore, most of the expert complaints about masks around the Spanish Flu pandemic in the US seemed to be about the users and reliable access to steady supplies of properly constructed masks, not the concept of wearing a mask.

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