There’s No Debate: Masks Save Lives

The UCSF Chair of Medicine says there’s no debate: Masks are a simple and effective strategy to save lives

Robert Wachter, MD
Elemental
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10 min readMay 17, 2020

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One of the amazing parts of the Covid-19 crisis has been seeing new issues crop up constantly: the (largely false) dichotomy between health and the economy, the accuracy of the death count, antibody testing, the effectiveness…

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Robert Wachter, MD
Elemental

Professor & Chair, Dept of Medicine, UCSF. What happens when poli science major becomes an academic physician. Thinks/writes on digital, quality, safety, Covid.