Episode 73: The Mask Update
Hello and welcome to The Moving Curve. I’m Rukmini, a data journalist based in Chennai. Every night on this mini-cast, I consider one question around the novel coronavirus epidemic in India. Tonight I’m considering this one — what do we now know about masks?
The Indian health ministry’s April 3 advisory is here.
The June 1 Lancet meta-analysis is here.
The June 11 PNAS study is here.
Atul Gawande’s observations about the Missouri hairstylists is below:
The WHO’s new guidelines are here.
Thank you for listening. This episode was edited by Anand Krishnamoorthi. Tomorrow — a new question.