Matt SchollUniversity of Windsor’s Dr. Matt Scholl provides an update on the COVID-19 pandemic and debunks some common myths on mask use.

Campus physician debunks myths around wearing masks

Matt Scholl, director of Student Health Services, addresses myths about the efficacy of wearing masks in a video message produced Monday.

Dr. Scholl notes that a cloth facial covering can help prevent the wearer from spreading germs, but does little to protect against illness. He also reminds viewers that the best defense against the coronavirus is to exercise social distancing.

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