Is wearing a face shield the same as wearing a mask? | Ask CIDD

Is wearing a face shield the same as wearing a mask? | Ask CIDD

Professor Elizabeth McGraw, director of the Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, explains why face shields may be appropriate for some medical professionals, but not for members of the general public—who should wear cloth masks. To see more coronavirus questions answered by experts at the CIDD, submit a question of your own, or learn how you can do your part to #flattenthecurve, visit http://askcidd.psu.edu