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Do the ear loop masks that I see on everyone in the news during the winter help to prevent the flu?
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Dr. Maureen Mays
Clinical Lipidology
In brief: They may, but.....
Masks help decrease the spread of colds/flu if the mask is worn by the person who is sick.
If a person who is ill wears a mask, they will be less likely to cough, sneeze and otherwise spread the germs.

In brief: They may, but.....
Masks help decrease the spread of colds/flu if the mask is worn by the person who is sick.
If a person who is ill wears a mask, they will be less likely to cough, sneeze and otherwise spread the germs.
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