Dr. Anthony Fauci said Tuesday he opposes conducting a controlled study on the effectiveness of masks to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
Fauci discussed the idea during a conversation with students of Georgetown University’s Institute of Politics and Public Service.
One student asked if it is possible to do a study in the midst of a pandemic about the effectiveness of wearing masks.
“What kind of studies can we do right now in the middle of the pandemic about masks and transmission of the disease?” the student asked. “Or are we just relying on anecdotal evidence because we are not able to do those kind of studies right now?” Read more…