Surgical or cloth mask: Which is more effective?
There is no alternative to masks in preventing coronavirus. A recent research has proven that the possibility of coronavirus contamination can be prevented upto 34% by using masks alone. This research by Stanford Medicine School and Yale University was conducted in Bangladesh.
But which type of mask best prevents the spread of coronavirus? Are masks required even after vaccination? What does research say?
In Straight from Star Newsroom, Debjani Shyama is joined by The Daily Star's senior reporter Mohammad Al-Masum Molla to discuss the necessity of masks in combating coronavirus.