Correlation Between MASK Compliance and COVID-19 OUTCOMES in Europe



… was the single most common non-pharmaceutical intervention in the course of the coronavirus disease

… Data from 35 European countries on morbidity, mortality, and mask usage during a six-month period were analysed and crossed

… findings indicate that countries with high levels of mask compliance did not perform better than those with low mask usage

… all European countries … encompassing a total of 602 million people

… the widespread use of masks … was not able to reduce COVID-19 transmission

… the universal use of masks may have had harmful unintended consequences