Correlation Between MASK Compliance and COVID-19 OUTCOMES in Europe

ORIGINAL ARTICLE¬† –¬† PEER-REVIEWED   … 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